Talking Disability

The latest health and disability news in Australia

Sensitive Santa ready to spread Christmas joy

Posted 1 year ago

Meeting Santa Claus during the festive period has been made a little easier for families with sensory sensitive child… Read more

Compass Group setting the standard for diversity

Posted 1 year ago

Giving people with a disability the chance to develop their skills and contribute to a cause has seen Compass Group A… Read more

Conversation exclusion gateway to emotional insecurity

Posted 1 year ago

A lack of community understanding has been found as a main barrier in tackling issues that people with communication … Read more

New guidelines aim to improve management of child stroke cases

Posted 1 year ago

New practice guidelines to recognise and treat some of the diseases children suffer has been regarded a vital step fo… Read more

Greater calls for inquiry into violence and abuse

Posted 1 year ago

The possibility of a Royal Commission into the violence and abuse of people with disability has gained momentum after… Read more

Disability service providers set for super merger

Posted 1 year ago

Three leading disability service providers in Australia have announced they will join together to increase their impa… Read more

A secure and simple way to capture, organise and share care documents

Posted 1 year ago

SPONSORED STORY – Capturing and managing care related documents is incredibly important for people with disabiliti… Read more

Organisations under pressure while NDIS rollout continues

Posted 1 year ago

Service providers are beginning to raise concerns over meeting demands of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (N… Read more

Disability discrimination linked with health problems

Posted 1 year ago

New research published by the University of Melbourne has found that people who experience disability-based discrimin… Read more

Australian Greens senator fights for disability rights

Posted 1 year ago

New Australian Greens senator Jordon Steele-John has laid down a marker for creating change after putting forward his… Read more

Worldwide recognition for people with disability

Posted 1 year ago

Twenty-five years on and the International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) was celebrated again on 3 December. Read more

Deaf Australia unhappy over continuous Auslan broadcast snub

Posted 1 year ago

Public outcry from the deaf community has resurfaced after being “ignored” yet again over requests for an Auslan … Read more

Asperger syndrome not in the wrong

Posted 1 year ago

Blaming wrong doing on a health disorder, especially when undiagnosed by a medical professional can have serious cons… Read more

Making banking accessible for all the mission

Posted 1 year ago

Everyday banking resources are set to undergo a transformation in a bid to make them more accessible for all Australi… Read more

Victorian government pledge $61m to assist students with disability

Posted 1 year ago

Victorian school students with a disability are set to receive more overall support with the state government allocat… Read more

"How wheelchair basketball changed my life”

Posted 1 year ago

Playing sports at a high level has always been a passion for Adelaide’s Philip Stephens which he was able to redisc… Read more

Guide dogs key to restoring independence after vision loss

Posted 1 year ago

Trained dogs are continuing to change the lives of many Australians who have a vision impairment but not everyone in … Read more

CARL set to drive change in disability sector

Posted 1 year ago

More access to suitable transport for people with a disability could be on the horizon thanks to a new platform curre… Read more

Inter-industry collaboration all part of Growth Lab

Posted 1 year ago

A new initiative looking to broaden and strengthen collaboration between the health, ageing and disability sectors th… Read more

Seeing AI app available for vision impaired Australians

Posted 1 year ago

A new mobile app created for the vision impaired community can now be accessed in Australia that will make it easie… Read more