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Planning your next accessible adventure

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Going on a trip or holiday, either to a local destination or abroad, requires planning. If you or the person you are … Read more

The world is your oyster with accessible travel

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Accessible tourism means that people with disability are able to participate in and enjoy travel both inside Australi… Read more

Tips for travelling with disability

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For people with disability, travelling may present some additional challenges, however, if you're well prepared you w… Read more

Restrictive practice and the NDIS

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Restrictive practices are only used in certain circumstances and are highly regulated. Read more

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

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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

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

Duties and responsibilities

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

Types of jobs in disability

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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

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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

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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

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

Robert's passion for wheelie good cruises

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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?

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

Disability accessible travel and tourism

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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

Employment and autism

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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

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