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Research hub to develop ‘smart home’ technology for disability

Tags Accessibility Accommodation Posted 1 day ago by Nicole Pope

A new research hub will be established in Victoria to develop personalised ‘smart home’ technology for people wit… Read more

NDIS under inquiry microscope

Tags NDIS Accessibility Accommodation Posted 1 week ago by Nicole Pope

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will be placed under the microscope during three new inquiries into p… Read more

New project promotes accessible health resources for people with intellectual disability

Tags Education Accessibility Research Posted 3 weeks ago by Nicole Pope

A research project is aiming to promote accessible health information for people with intellectual disability by anal… Read more

New campaign set to break down employment barriers

Tags Education Accessibility Mental Health Employment Posted 3 weeks 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

Report reveals housing tenants with complex needs increasing

Tags Accessibility Accommodation Research Posted 1 month 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

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

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

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

Tags NDIS Conditions Accessibility Posted 1 month ago by Nicole Pope

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

Plan to help children access early intervention supports, quicker

Tags NDIS Finance Accessibility Posted 1 month 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 innovative housing sets benchmark for specialist disability accommodation

Tags NDIS Accessibility Accommodation Posted 1 month ago by Nicole Pope

Clients living with complex intellectual disability and receiving support from Melbourne-based disability service pro… Read more

Medibank recognised for inclusion and accessibility

Tags Accessibility Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

Private health insurance company, Medibank has been recognised for its accessibility and inclusion of people with dis… Read more

Generic MS medication options provide more choice

Tags Conditions Accessibility Research Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

People living with multiple sclerosis (MS), a chronic condition affecting the central nervous system, will be afforde… Read more

Peak bodies call on more inclusive, respectful airline practices

Tags User Stories Accessibility Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

Peak disability bodies have called on airlines to be more inclusive and respectful to travellers with disability, aft… Read more

People with intellectual disability face voting barriers, report finds

Tags Conditions Accessibility Research Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

Ground-breaking, Australian first research from La Trobe University’s Living with Disability Research Centre has ca… Read more

Online toolkit and policy to boost digital accessibility

Tags Accessibility Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

The South Australian Government is supporting online platforms in becoming more accessible with the launch of its new… Read more

Children’s book series expands to celebrate neurodiversity

Tags Autism Education Accessibility Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

A new children’s book celebrating neurodiversity is the centre of a crowdfunding campaign to get it on the shelves … Read more

Getty Images Disability Collection celebrates its one year anniversary

Tags Conditions Accessibility Posted 3 months ago by Nicole Pope

As a step forward in creating an inclusive society, stock image company Getty Images are celebrating the first birthd… Read more

Sensory rooms at AFL stadiums kicking family fun goals

Tags Autism Accessibility Posted 3 months ago by Nicole Pope

Sensory rooms at Australian Football League (AFL) stadiums could be standard if the St Kilda Football Club rooms at D… Read more

Report highlights Australia’s social housing crisis

Tags Accessibility Accommodation Research Posted 3 months ago by Nicole Pope

An analysis of Australia’s rental market has found less than 1 percent of rentals are affordable for a person on th… Read more

Accessible travel magazine launches

Tags Accessibility Transport Posted 3 months ago by Nicole Pope

People with disability will be able to plan and enjoy stress-free travel with the launch of Australia’s first acces… Read more

Accessibility at events on the rise

Tags Accessibility Posted 4 months ago

SPONSORED STORY: The past weekend saw the return of Ability Fest, a music festival presented by the Dylan Alcott Foun… Read more