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Testing and diagnosing autism

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Not every child with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) will rock back and forth, avoid eye contact or line its toys u… Read more

Janelle’s story: campaigning for change

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Janelle McMillan’s artworks are not only impressive but serve a purpose. The 42-year-old with cerebral palsy is hel… Read more

Liam's story: how plan support can help you too

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When we hear about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) we’re often told about the importance of setting… Read more

Madeline’s story: Walking the runway for equality

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Three years ago, an 18 year old woman from Brisbane, Australia made history while strutting her stuff on the catwalk … Read more

What is Down syndrome?

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Down syndrome is a genetic condition affecting more than 13,000 Australians. It is the most common chromosome disorde… Read more

A challenge for the whole family - Nat and Jess’ story

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Caring for nearly four year old twin boys Cameron and Aydan, who were both diagnosed with varying levels of autism, d… Read more

The roller coaster of an autism diagnosis - Harry’s story

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“If there is a bigger word for overwhelming, then I would use it! Name an emotion and we experienced it… the roll… Read more

Caring for a teen with disability - Sabine and Monice

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“Literally from one day to the next, our lives changed and it was never going to be the same.” This was t… Read more

'Reach for the stars’: living and working with a vision impairment

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In a world often presenting barriers for people with disability, one South Australian woman is evidence that having a… Read more

Mind matters; Mental health when living with disability

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Did you know almost half of all Australians will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime? People with … Read more

Types of disabilities

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There are many different types of disabilities and each one can affect people in different ways.  Read more

​Disability at different ages

The challenges and demands of disability changes through life's different stages.  Read more

Mental health

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According to the World Health Organisation, mental health is a state of wellbeing in which every individual realises … Read more

Sensory disabilities

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Everyday we use our senses to understand the world around us.  Read more

Intellectual disabilities

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There is a wide range of intellectual disabilities and the level of disability can vary from person-to-person. Read more

Physical disabilities

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A physical disability involves long-term or permanent loss of part of your body’s physical function. Read more

Seniors 65+ years

Just over half of Australians aged over 65 years old live with a disability, with almost 20% of older Australians liv… Read more

Adults 18-64 years

Adults living with disability face a variety of challenges on a daily basis. Read more

Kids 5-12 years

For many children with a disability, schooling can be a challenging time. However, there are a number of ways to make… Read more

Teenagers 13-17 years

Transitioning to adulthood is an emotional and psychological step, where hormonal changes, secondary education and pr… Read more