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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

School transitions for children with autism

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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

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

Financial Support

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

Dental care and autism

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

Down syndrome resources

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Whether you are the person living with Down syndrome, a carer, family member or friend, there are some great resource… Read more

Autism resources

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Whether you are the person living with autism, a carer, family member or friend, there are some great resources and … Read more

Nathan's story: finding meaningful employment

Tags User Stories Employment

They say if you love your job, you’ll never work a day in your life. For 31-year-old Nathan, that saying couldn’t… Read more

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

Tags User Stories Down Syndrome Accessibility

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