ADVICE NEWS | TALKING DISABILITY

New app supporting Aussies living with young onset Parkinson's disease

Tags Conditions Accessibility Health and Wellbeing Advice Research Posted 1 week ago by Liz Alderslade

The launch of a new digital app and resource hub in conjunction with World Parkinson's Day on 11 April will be benefitin… Read more

QLD Government makes last minute commitment to disability advocacy services

Tags Advice Government Posted 3 weeks ago by Liz Alderslade

The Queensland Government released a last minute funding commitment last week, ahead of a rally planned for Wednesday 24… Read more

Queensland disability advocates concerned over absent funding commitments

Tags Advice Government Posted 4 weeks ago by Liz Alderslade

People with disability and advocacy groups in Queensland have come together for a special campaign in a bid to get the S… Read more

New resources to support best practice assessment and diagnosis of autism

Tags NDIS Conditions Autism Advice Research Posted 4 months ago

Clinicians and the broader autism community can now access a suite of resources to help them understand and learn more a… Read more

Purple spotlight to shine on global landmarks this International Day of People with Disability

Tags Accessibility Employment Advice Industry Posted 4 months ago

Iconic buildings around the world will glow purple on 3 December to celebrate and put a spotlight on the economic contri… Read more

Peak body launches national autism helpline

Tags Autism Advice Posted 5 months ago

Victorian autism peak body Amaze has launched a national autism helpline called Autism Connect. Read more

#MakeItSafeToSpeak to the Disability Royal Commission

Tags Accessibility Mental Health Advice Posted 6 months ago

Representative organisations from Disabled People’s Organisations of Australia are campaigning for legislation to protec… Read more

Care Huddles – a tool to improve communication and support team building

Tags NDIS Accessibility Employment Advice Industry Posted 9 months ago

OPINION - Care huddles are a structured process for teams to communicate about client care, share information, and defin… Read more

The importance of record keeping and information management for NDIS providers

Tags NDIS Advice Industry Posted 11 months ago

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

Warning of scams targeting people with disability during COVID-19

Tags Accessibility Advice Posted 11 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is warning people with disability about online scams, as scammers take a… Read more

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

Tags NDIS Employment Advice Industry Posted 11 months 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 year ago

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

Helping someone with intellectual disability during COVID-19

Tags Conditions Down Syndrome Accessibility Advice Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca St Clair

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

New Down syndrome app launched in Australia to provide information

Tags Conditions Down Syndrome Accessibility Advice Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca St Clair

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

Explaining coronavirus and COVID-19

Tags NDIS Conditions Accessibility Advice Research Posted 1 year 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 1 year ago by Rebecca St Clair

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

Coronavirus may impact services delivered to people with disability

Tags Conditions Advice Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca St Clair

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

ROYAL COMMISSION: Australia's healthcare system not prepared

Tags NDIS Conditions User Stories Accessibility Advice Research Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca St Clair

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

​ROYAL COMMISSION: Mistreatment and miscommunication at heart of healthcare

Tags NDIS Accessibility Advice Research Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca St Clair

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

What disability providers need to know about the Royal Commission

Tags Advice Industry Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca St Clair

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