Welcome to The JDK Foundation for Brighter Futures

We work with schools, parents and businesses to create opportunities for children with intellectual disability. By sharing of resources and teaching practice we take programs to the developing world. Meanwhile helping the most vulnerable in Australia have access to these resources to ensure continued development.

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Over half a million Australians (3% of the population) have an intellectual disability

61%

Of people with an intellectual disability have a severe or profound limitation in ‘core’ activities of daily living

3%

Over half a million Australians (3% of the population) have an intellectual disability

61%

Of people with an intellectual disability have a severe or profound limitation in ‘core’ activities of daily living

3%

Over half a million Australians (3% of the population) have an intellectual disability

61%

Of people with an intellectual disability have a severe or profound limitation in ‘core’ activities of daily living

Intellectual disability is a term used to describe a reduced ability to understand new or complex information and to learn and apply new skills

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