Talking Disability

The latest health and disability news in Australia
Posted 1 day ago by David McManus

Although diabetes doesn’t qualify a person for NDIS support, other metabolic disorders may. Read more

Posted 2 days ago by David McManus

How far back do records of people with Down syndrome go? How were they treated in past societies? Read more

Posted 3 days ago by Georgie Waters

People with Disability Australia released a response to the final report from the Disability Royal Commission. Read more

Posted 3 days ago by David McManus

While you may consider a person homeless if they appear to be living on the street, the definition of homelessness is a... Read more

Posted 4 days ago by Georgie Waters

Results from a new trial funded by the NDIA could make a difference for babies who present with delayed communication... Read more

Posted 1 week ago by Andrew Barbara

Explains the difference between person first and identity first language. Read more

Posted 1 week ago by David McManus

The number of hospital admissions for injuries associated with extreme weather — such as heatwaves, bushfires and... Read more

Posted 1 week ago by David McManus

Do you take charge of your life as a person with disability? Read more

Posted 1 week ago by David McManus

ADHD is poorly understood, as is its relationship with the NDIS. Read more

Posted 1 week ago by Georgie Waters

With the new quarterly report having been released recently, data shows that NDIS participants and their families are... Read more