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

Advanced care planning for people with disability

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It’s not something that people like to think of, but there may come a time when you’re not able to express your wants... 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

What you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine

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With the slow pace of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout to the disability sector in Australia, Federal and State Governments... 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

Feeling weightless in immersion therapy

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Swimming has always been a favourite Australian past time for centuries. Now, the experience of weightless in water is... 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

What is the NDIS?

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The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is designed to provide Australians who have a disability with reasonable... Read more