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The importance of record keeping and information management for NDIS providers

Tags NDIS Advice Industry Posted 3 weeks ago

OPINION - Records are an important part of making sure information is available when it is needed but it is often ove… Read more

Warning of scams targeting people with disability during COVID-19

Tags Accessibility Advice Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca St Clair

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is warning people with disability about  Read more

COVID-19 contract, lease and consumer law considerations for NDIS Providers

Tags NDIS Employment Advice Industry Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca St Clair

OPINION - COVID-19 has created a number of regulatory and other legal issues that impact NDIS providers. Read more

COVID-19 employment considerations for NDIS providers

Tags NDIS Accessibility Employment Advice Industry Posted 1 month ago

OPINION PIECE - The COVID-19 pandemic has placed immense strain on the economy and raises complex legal problems for … Read more

Helping someone with intellectual disability during COVID-19

Tags Conditions Down Syndrome Accessibility Advice Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

Information about COVID-19 is continually changing as new information becomes available. It is important everyone und… Read more

New Down syndrome app launched in Australia to provide information

Tags Conditions Down Syndrome Accessibility Advice Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

Down Syndrome Australia (DSA) has launched a new app to provide information about Down syndrome to the community to h… Read more

Explaining coronavirus and COVID-19

Tags NDIS Conditions Accessibility Advice Research Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

The coronavirus currently spreading around the world is also known as COVID-19.  Read more

Resource for women and girls with disability launches in Australia

Tags Conditions Accessibility Advice Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

Women With Disabilities Australia (WWDA) have launched a world first website called Our Place to support women and gi… Read more

Coronavirus may impact services delivered to people with disability

Tags Conditions Advice Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

The potential impact of coronavirus on those with a disability has led peak body People With Disability Australia (PW… Read more

ROYAL COMMISSION: Australia's healthcare system not prepared

Tags NDIS Conditions User Stories Accessibility Advice Research Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

The Disability Royal Commission has been told Australia's healthcare system lacks data and is not prepared for th… Read more

​ROYAL COMMISSION: Mistreatment and miscommunication at heart of healthcare

Tags NDIS Accessibility Advice Research Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability started its first round… Read more

What disability providers need to know about the Royal Commission

Tags Advice Industry Posted 4 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability continues in 2020 with … Read more

Australia’s disaster planning needs to include those with disability

Tags NDIS Advice Industry Posted 4 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

Australians across the country have faced a harrowing start to this year's bushfire season, with houses lost, lives l… Read more

The 2019 Disability Royal Commission progress report and what's happening in 2020

Tags NDIS Accessibility Advice Industry Posted 4 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

The Royal Commission into the Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability has this week relea… Read more

2019: Our year in review

Tags Advice Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

2019 has been a year of change, with a number of huge news events and developments in the disability sector.  Read more

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from us at Talking Disability!

Tags Advice Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

The staff at Talking Disability wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!  Read more

Victorian Government launch five-year autism plan

Tags Autism Advice Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

The Victorian Government has invested $7.1 million in funding for a five-year plan to provide Victorians living with … Read more

Access to Disability Royal Commission improved with new website

Tags Accessibility Advice Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

The Disability Royal Commission Legal Service has launched a new website to allow those with disabilities greater acc… Read more

ROYAL COMMISSION: Strict rules and inconsistent care

Tags NDIS Accommodation Advice Research Posted 6 months ago by Liz Alderslade

The third sitting of the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability st… Read more

Celebrating the contributions of Australians with disability

Tags Conditions Accessibility Advice Posted 6 months ago by Liz Alderslade

Today is International Day of People with Disability (IDPWD), raising awareness, understanding and acceptance, and ac… Read more