It is always good to talk to those who are facing similar challenges. Support groups are great not just for emotional help when times are tough, they are places where we can learn about new resources and see what works in practice.DARE Facebook Page.

Sutherland/St George– Support Group meets first Monday of each month in school terms only
( Mornings) This is a friendly group that has been operating for some time. We welcome new members. Please contact us even if you cannot make it to our regular meeting time.
coordinator is Paula Goulden
phone (02)9528 4638

Addults with ADHD _support group and helpline
Phone their helpline – (02) 9889-5977

Central Coast Dyslexia Support Group


NSW Association for Gifted and Talented Children
– Support Group for Parents, Teachers and children who are gifted and talented in various areas. This Association recognises that many gifted and talented people may have various specific learning needs and respond to a variety of techniques.

Support group under the auspices of the New South Wales Association for Gifted and Talented Children for parents and teachers of children who are gifted with learning disabilities (GLD). The Group holds monthly meetings in Sydney and runs a closed electronic forum for the exchange of information among parents and teachers of children and adolescents who have been identified as gifted, but who also have other special needs, such as specific learning disabilities, medical conditions (eg, ADHD), physical disabilities or mental health concerns.

Georges River Life Care
Georges River Lifecare is a not for profit, community based organisation in the Georges River area established in February 2007.
Their objective is to provide a range of services to help meet the physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual needs of the local community.
Services are targeted towards but not limited to supporting:

  • Families
  • Children and adolescents
  • Single parents
  • Frail aged
  • Parents of children with disabilities
  • People experiencing Depression
  • Poor and needy

    Melbourne’s Southern Suburbs

    Please e-mail Debbie Williams on

    You can find out more information at

    Port Lincoln South Australia Parent Support Group

    Naomi Blacker
    Dyslexia Support Group, Port Lincoln SA
    Mob 0429 803 241

    Dyslexia Support Australia
    Facebook group dedicated to dyslexia. Membership available by request.

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