Talking Disability


Sensory and social space for autism opens in Adelaide’s north

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A purpose built, state-of-the-art sensory and social space for people with autism has opened in Adelaide’s northern…

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New pilot will trial health professionals in accessing functional capacity

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The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) will trial the effectiveness of health professionals in assessing the…

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Film project to DisRupt and share stories of disability experience

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Budding Australian creatives and filmmakers with disability will have the opportunity to create their own film, thank…

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Project offers regional tertiary students with disability paid internships

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Fifty tertiary students with disability living in regional Victoria are set to benefit from a new Government funded p…

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NSW Ombudsman report highlights shocking abuse and neglect

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A report released by the New South Wales (NSW) Ombudsman has revealed horrific acts of abuse and neglect of adults wi…

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Aussie Biscuits to cook up Jam Drops and job opportunities in new factory

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A New South Wales biscuit baking business that has been creating employment opportunities for people with disability …

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South Australia welcomes first accessible music festival

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South Australia will welcome its first ever accessible music festival this summer to celebrate the International Day …

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Urgent inquiry into intellectual disability deaths a key focus of upcoming events

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An event held in Sydney early next week will address the urgent need for an inquiry into health and avoidable deaths …

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New podcast airs candid conversations on disability

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A new podcast brought to life by Disability Services Consulting (DSC) will bring industry experts and identities toge…

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Wheelchair innovation launches in Australia

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An innovative product already helping wheelchair users overseas is being launched in Australia

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Ballarat welcomes accessible and transportable toilet and changing facility

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The Victorian city of Ballarat will become more inclusive of people with disability, with the installation of a tran…

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Online learning environment “a growing concern” for university students with vision impairment

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An increasingly popular method of teaching within Australian universities is causing barriers for students with visio…

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New alliance of providers to collaborate over NDIS issues

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Some of Australia’s largest disability service providers have joined forces in creating a new alliance to help impr…

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World-first trial to help people with MS adjust socially and emotionally

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A world-first study is taking a holistic look at psychological strategies in managing multiple sclerosis (MS).

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Australian children encouraged to pave the way for a more inclusive world

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SPONSORED STORY: Every child deserves to feel included in their school and one program is working to encourage Austr…

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Sydney Harbour Bridge now fully accessible!

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One of Australia’s greatest landmarks, Sydney Harbour Bridge, is now accessible to everyone following the installat…

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Awareness day highlights condition affecting an average of two children per classroom

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A condition affecting an average of two children in every classroom will be the focus of International Developmental …

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Australia’s first national guideline for autism assessment and diagnosis released

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Australians with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can expect optimal clinical care, thanks to the release of the nation…

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Virtual reality device aids stroke recovery

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A virtual reality device is helping rehabilitate people who have had a stroke with modern technology that is also abl…

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Disability advocacy amped up in WA and VIC

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A funding boost for systemic advocacy will support the rights of people with disability as the National Disability In…

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