Talking Disability

The latest health and disability news in Australia

April - a month for Autism Awareness

Tags Autism Posted 2 years ago

People living with autism and their families are at the heart of a number of events and initiatives this month, as pa… Read more

Disability roundtable to improve NSW services

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New research, highlighting innovations and making recommendations for improving nationwide services for people with d… Read more

More of SA and VIC part of NDIS

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Australians with disability within the Bayside Peninsula in Victoria, and those aged between 18-64 years living in th… Read more

Express yourself - inclusive Emoji concept introduced

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First our keyboards welcomed the introduction of the red-head Emojis, now, tech giant Apple is looking to move forwar… Read more

Study offers a “simple” solution for families

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Day to day challenges faced by the families of teenagers with a developmental disability are the focus of a new Unive… Read more

Disability services sector welcomes provider panel

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Disability services across the nation have been given a shake up with the introduction and establishment of a new Dis… Read more

Inclusive Beaches program hit the sand running over summer

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A new joint initiative between Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA) and Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect) has led to a … Read more

Unpaid carers set to say goodbye to “crisis-driven” support services

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An additional $85.6 million in funding has been allocated by the Federal Government for services to better support un… Read more

CareDocs will help streamline the annual NDIS plan review process

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SPONSORED STORY - On all accounts, for those accessing it, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) can be kn… Read more

Disability conference: grants now open

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More people with disability and their carers are expected to be able to attend the national disability conferences th… Read more

Disability and retirement living development design ‘greenest’ in SA

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A new building design proposed for Adelaide’s CBD which is set to offer specialist accommodation for people living … Read more

Announced: Funding to support South Australian children with developmental disability or delay

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Addressing developmental delay or disability in South Australian children is at the heart of a new Government funding… Read more

Calls made for culturally supportive disability services and care in QLD

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National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) providers across Queensland are being encouraged by the state’s governm… Read more

NDIS Innovation Grants now open in the NT

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Community providers with innovative projects are being encouraged to apply for a new round of grant funding aimed to … Read more

Commercialisation of new technology aims to give back control to people with disability

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New technology developed by a collaboration between researchers, students, and experts from some of South Australia's… Read more

NDIS behind Mental health support shortage

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The transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) could see many Australians left without appropriate… Read more

WA welcome to have their say about proposed health care policy

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Feedback, comments and suggestions are currently being sought as Western Australia works towards finalising their pro… Read more

DPS celebrates 20 years in aged care publishing and first in disability

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DPS Publishing, the company bringing you Talking Aged Care, celebrated 20 years in aged care publishing this week wit… Read more

Disability support services ‘at risk’ as NDIS rolls out

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Independent information and advocacy services supporting people with disability, older people, their families and car… Read more

Partnership to deliver frontline NDIS services in South Australia

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Days after a number of stakeholders called on the Federal Government to keep its promises relating to the roll out of… Read more