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The Victorian Department of Human Services provides and funds services for people with intellectual, physical, sensory, cognitive and neurological disabilities.
A person with a disability can access general services, including:
early childhood and education services
sport and recreation
maternal and child health services.
The Department also funds specialist disability services for people with a disability, and their families, to help the person with a disability participate in the community and reach their full potential.
You can request disability supports from the department or a community service organisation if:
you have a disability
the disability impacts on your mobility, communication, self-care or self-management
your support request meets specific requirements related to the service you are seeking.