Receiving an Autism diagnosis as an adult

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A lot of people living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) were diagnosed as a child but sometimes the signs are so... Read more

How assistance dogs can help people with disability

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Assistance dogs are working animals trained to help people with disability move around, improve health, perform general... Read more

What is a hearing impairment and how can it be treated?

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Hearing impairments occur when there is a problem with one or more parts of the ears, the nerves coming from the ears,... Read more

Creating an estate plan for parents with a disabled child

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As a parent, you want to make sure your children are looked after. One of the biggest concerns for parents of a child... Read more

Recognising autism in boys and girls – what's the difference?

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The current rates of autism suggest boys are four times more likely to be diagnosed with ASD than girls. Almost... Read more

How can palliative care be more accessible for people with intellectual disabilities?

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People with intellectual disability are facing increasing rates of life-limiting illnesses, such as cardio-vascular... Read more

Quadriplegic mum continues her adventures thanks to NDIS funds

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After an accident left self-confessed adventurer Joanna Fowler with a spinal cord injury, the Brisbane mum-of-two is... Read more

Gaining confidence and support for the future

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After a struggling start, finding the right support made all the difference for Dylan and his family, helping to... Read more

Summer holiday activities for kids with disability

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With summer school holidays comes new routines and less structure for children with disability. Whether you're looking... Read more

Regaining independence and back to enjoying life

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Getting the right support and making small changes to everyday living can mean the difference between an isolated life... Read more

Jack’s story - “The label doesn’t describe how amazing he is”

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Dearne’s son, Jack, entered her life when she was 31 years old. As someone who was focused on her career, his birth was... Read more

What is a Quiet Room?

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Sometimes events, travel and sports games can become very overwhelming for a person with a sensory disability. With all... Read more

Importance of sleep for people with disability

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Sleep is an important part of living well and has direct impacts on your mental and physical wellbeing. However, this... Read more

Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) Therapy

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Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) Therapy is one of the most commonly used early interventions for children with ASD in... 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