Information

Sharon’s story - a journey of ups and downs, reaching great heights

Tags User Stories Autism

Sharon’s journey with her now adult son Lee and teenage daughter Keeley, both diagnosed with autism, has been abou… Read more

Qualifications and experience

Tags Employment

Qualifications and experience required to work in the disability sector can be gained through different types of educ… Read more

Duties and responsibilities

Tags Employment

Key Points:  People with disability have different needs and requirements and theref… Read more

Types of jobs in disability

Tags Employment

Working in the disability sector means helping to support a broad range of people of different ages, backgrounds and … Read more

Creating a plan in the case of emergency

Tags Accessibility Advice

If you live with a disability or are in a caring role, preparing for an emergency such as bushfires, floods, and the … Read more

Accessing respite services for someone with a disability

Tags Accessibility Accommodation

Respite or respite care is when someone else takes over the caring role so that a carer can have a break. It may be b… Read more

Staying fit and active with a disability

Tags Conditions Therapies Accessibility Advice

Remaining active is important for everyone, including those who have a disability.  Read more

Robert's passion for wheelie good cruises

Tags Conditions User Stories Advice

Living with a disability hasn’t stopped one South Australian man from discovering the world, and even turning his p… Read more

Disability Parking Permits: How you can get one in your state?

Tags Accessibility Transport

Disability parking permits are used to park in designated areas displaying the international symbol of access. Read more

Disability accessible travel and tourism

Tags Accessibility Accommodation Advice

Accessibility of tourist locations is essential to allow all Australians to enjoy travelling around the country. Read more

Acquired brain injury: What are the different types and how are they caused?

Tags Conditions

An acquired brain injury can be caused in a number of ways and can lead to long term after effects.  Read more

Understanding the different levels of autism

Tags Conditions Autism

Someone with autism may experience social communication issues and repetitive patterns of behaviour, generally these … Read more

Natalie’s story: Representing Australia in wheelchair basketball

Tags User Stories Accessibility

Proving that a disability doesn’t have to hold you back in chasing the sporting dream, 28 year old Natalie is waiti… Read more

Early intervention under the NDIS

Tags NDIS

Early intervention means addressing your child’s development, health and support needs as soon as possible. This c… Read more

Employment and autism

Tags Autism Employment

Finding and maintaining paid employment is one of life’s greatest milestones. It can help you make new friends, dev… Read more

Debunking common autism myths and stereotypes

Tags Autism Education Employment

Every person with autism is different. There are many myths and stereotypes associated with autism and its important … Read more

School transitions for children with autism

Tags Autism Education

Starting school, whether primary or secondary can be daunting for any child but especially for children or young adul… Read more

Mental Health and the NDIS

Tags NDIS Mental Health

An estimated 600,000 Australians live with severe and persistent mental illness of which approximately 64,000 will be… Read more

Financial Support

Tags Finance

The Government offers a range of financial assistance schemes outside of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (ND… Read more

Dental care and autism

Tags Autism Education

Visiting the dentist can be a source of anxiety for many people, but for someone living with autism or sensory sensit… Read more