Talking Disability

The latest health and disability news in Australia

New campaign set to break down employment barriers

Tags Education Accessibility Mental Health Employment Posted 1 month ago by Nicole Pope

A new campaign launched by the Dylan Alcott Foundation is set to break down the barriers people with disability face … Read more

Two renowned disability organisations rebrand under new name

Tags Employment Posted 1 month ago by Nicole Pope

Disability service providers, House With No Steps and The Tipping Foundation have undergone an exciting new rebrand j… Read more

Applications open for program supporting studying young carers

Tags Education Posted 1 month ago by Nicole Pope

Juggling the responsibilities of caring for someone and study workloads can be incredibly difficult, but a program su… Read more

World-first trial to see if melatonin protects babies from cerebral palsy

Tags Research Posted 1 month ago by Nicole Pope

A world-first trial of a maternal melatonin supplement may help improve outcomes for babies at risk of cerebral palsy… Read more

Report reveals housing tenants with complex needs increasing

Tags Accessibility Accommodation Research Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

A new report has delved into the increasing proportion of tenants with complex needs who may require support to live … Read more

CYDA welcomes new CEO, Mary Sayers

Tags Employment Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

Disability peak body, Children and Young People with Disability Australia (CYDA) have welcomed their new Chief Execut… Read more

NDIS celebrates two huge milestones

Tags NDIS Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has reached a significant milestone with more than 300,000 Australian… Read more

AAT rules sex therapy funding falls under the NDIS

Tags NDIS Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

People with disability could be funded for sex therapy under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) followin… Read more

Funding to deliver project helping develop literacy skills of children with autism

Tags Finance Autism Education Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

Sydney researchers have secured funding for a project aiming to develop and evaluate ways to support children with au… Read more

Paralympics Australia reveals Indigenous uniform design

Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

Paralympics Australia has revealed its impressive Indigenous-inspired team uniform their athletes will wear at Tokyo… Read more

Program supporting young South Australians with ABI returns

Tags Conditions Education Mental Health Employment Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

A popular South Australian program helping young people who have sustained an acquired brain injury (ABI) through a m… Read more

Project aimed at more inclusive youth services for young people with disability

Tags Accessibility Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

A new project helping Victorian youth workers ensure their services are accessible and inclusive of young people with… Read more

Healthy lifestyle helps combat depression and anxiety in people with MS

Tags Mental Health Research Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

New Australian research has found people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) who maintain a healthy lifestyle report … Read more

Accessible NDIS correspondence available to people who are blind or vision impaired

Tags NDIS Conditions Accessibility Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

Correspondence sent out by the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) to its participants will now be accessible… Read more

Report highlights the understanding of sexual and reproductive rights in women with disability

Tags Education Research Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

Women’s disability advocacy organisation, Women with Disabilities Australian Capital Territory (WWDACT), have launc… Read more

NDIS and health services to provide disability-related health supports

Tags NDIS Conditions Finance Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and health services will now work together to support people with dis… Read more

Organisations receive funding to develop resources and tools to build provider capacity

Tags NDIS Finance Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

Ten peak disability bodies and organisations will receive a share of $5.7 million in funding under the National Disab… Read more

Plan to help children access early intervention supports, quicker

Tags NDIS Finance Accessibility Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

A new plan by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) will help children with disability access Early Childho… Read more

New NDIS price guide gives rural and regional providers a pay rise

Tags NDIS Finance Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

Disability service providers servicing areas considered remote and very remote will receive double the income for the… Read more

Even angels need help

Posted 2 months ago

SPONSORED STORY - Caring for a child with disability when you also have other children can be a balancing act, but a … Read more