Items for Loan

Borrowing from the DARU Resource Library is a free service available to employees of state or federally funded disability advocacy organisations.  To arrange a loan, contact DARU on (03) 9639 5807 or email

Host a silent morning tea

Closing date: October 22, 2014

Host a Silent Morning Tea at your home, school, workplace or community venue this October to celebrate AAC Awareness Month. Share a cup of tea with friends and learn about the different ways that people can communicate without speech. Did you know that one in every 500 Victorians experience difficulty communicating? These individuals often use … Continued

Digital Voice Tracer

Brand: PHILIPS Model number: LFH 620 Box Contains: 1 Digital Voice Tracer (batteries included) 1 USB cable 1 User Manual (in multiple languages) 1 Warranty Card 1 Safety leaflet (in multiple languages) This item is available to be borrowed from the DARU Resource Library. To arrange a loan please contact DARU on: T: 03) 9639 … Continued

Data Projector

Brand: EPSON Model Number: EB-S110 Serial Number: PTLK2300515 Package contains the following components: 1 Data Projector 1 Remote Control 1 Power Cord 1 Computer Cable 1 Soft Storage Case (black) 1 CD-ROM instruction manual in different languages This item is available to be borrowed from the DARU Resource Library. To arrange a loan please contact DARU … Continued

Personal Hearing System

Brand: BELLMAN & SYMFON Make: Domino Classic with Neckloop Model: BE8017 Serial Number: BE2270110770508 Box Contains: 1 Receiver Unit 1 Transmitter Unit 1 Travel Case 1 User Manual (in multiple languages) 1 User Guide (in English) 1 Universal Charger with 4 mains plugs 1 Charging Cable USB 1 Neck Strap with Safety Clasp 1 Set … Continued

Digital Video Camera Recorder

Brand: SONY Make and Model: HANDYCAM DCR-DVD808 Serial Number: 411086 Box Contains: 1 Digital Video Camera Recorder with Wide LCD screen 1 AC Adaptor 1 Rechargeable Battery Pack 1 Remote Commander 1 A/V Connecting Cable 1 USB Cable 1 CD-ROM Application Software 1 CD-ROM “Let’s Enjoy Video” (in multiple languages) 1 Operating Guide (in English) 1 … Continued

Digital Camera

Brand: CANON Make and Model: DIGITAL IXUS 850 IS Serial Number: 4678601310 Box Contains: 1 Lowepro Camera Case 1 Canon Digital Camera IXUS 850 IS 1 SD Memory Card SD-256 MB 1 Canon Battery Pack 1 Canon Battery Charger 1 Canon Battery Charger Cable 1 Power Lead 1 Basic Camera User Guide for the Canon ISUX … Continued

Partner Assisted Learning System (PALS) Management Toolkits

This Toolkit is specifically designed for Managers working with people with an intellectual disabilty. It is intended to assist them in understanding a worker with a disability and to ensure that the working relationship is profitable for both. It is expected that a manager would use a co-worker as a ‘natural support’ for a worker with … Continued

Committee-itis – A Llight-hearted Look at the Pleasures and Pitfalls of Sitting on a Committee

Committee-itis takes a hilariously tongue-in-cheek look at reasons why committees fail and what can be done to prevent this possibility. It offers suggestions to strengthen your committee, de-mystifies committee dynamics and procedures, offers diagnoses, remedies and survival strategies, and will have you laughing even if you’re currently suffering from Committee-itis yourself. ISBN: 1 920705 07 4 This resource … Continued

Media on a Shoestring – Media Tactics for Community Organisations

This book aims to help community organisations understand how they can be both worthy and newsworthy, and tell their stories to a larger audience. With positive media coverage even the smallest organisation can not only survive, but thrive and succeed in achieving their community goals. Prepared with the help of some of Australia’s leading journalists … Continued

Policies and Procedures – VCOSS Manual for Community Organisations

Policies and procedures help make a workplace run smoothly by ensuring staff and volunteers know how things are done and how decisions are made. They provide guidelines for resolving conflict and minimising risk and enable staff to get on with delivering quality services. This manual identifies a broad range of policy areas that your organisation … Continued