ADVICE NEWS | TALKING DISABILITY

Resource designed to improve travel safety and comfort for children with disability

Tags NDIS Transport Advice Research Posted 1 week ago by Anna Christian

A new website is being described as a “one-stop shop” for resources to support the safe transportation of children with... Read more

New resource aims to improve the experience of people with foot amputation

Tags Conditions Therapies Health and Wellbeing Advice Research Industry Posted 2 weeks ago by Anna Christian

Thousands of people facing amputation could be better supported through the use of a new resource developed by experts... Read more

Research backs changes in medical records to support mothers with a disability

Tags Health and Wellbeing Advice Research Posted 4 months ago by Anna Christian

Something as simple as a change in medical records could improve the pregnancy care thousands of women with a disability... Read more

Advocates approach mandatory vaccinations for disability care with caution

Tags NDIS Therapies Health and Wellbeing Advice Government Posted 4 months ago by Jesse Neill

The Federal Government introduced a mandatory vaccination for aged care workers last week, however disability advocates... Read more

Federal Budget: "Not a Budget for people with disability"

Tags NDIS Accessibility Advice Industry Government Posted 6 months ago by Liz Alderslade

The long awaited Federal Budget was unveiled on 11 May with the Government allocating $13.2 billion to the National... Read more

Peak bodies demand Government response to DRC extension request

Tags Advice Government Royal Commission Posted 7 months ago by Liz Alderslade

Disability advocacy groups are demanding that the Federal Government responds to requests from the Disability Royal... Read more

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

Tags Conditions Accessibility Health and Wellbeing Advice Research Posted 7 months 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... Read more

QLD Government makes last minute commitment to disability advocacy services

Tags Advice Government Posted 8 months ago by Liz Alderslade

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

Queensland disability advocates concerned over absent funding commitments

Tags Advice Government Posted 8 months 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... Read more

New resources to support best practice assessment and diagnosis of autism

Tags NDIS Conditions Autism Advice Research Posted 11 months ago

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

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

Tags Accessibility Employment Advice Industry Posted 1 year ago

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

Peak body launches national autism helpline

Tags Autism Advice Posted 1 year 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 1 year ago

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

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

Tags NDIS Accessibility Employment Advice Industry Posted 1 year ago

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

The importance of record keeping and information management for NDIS providers

Tags NDIS Advice Industry Posted 1 year ago

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

Warning of scams targeting people with disability during COVID-19

Tags Accessibility Advice Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca St Clair

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

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

Tags NDIS Employment Advice Industry Posted 1 year 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... 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... 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