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National study tells story of those living with MS

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A new national study has helped paint the picture of life with multiple sclerosis (MS), including the supports, servi… Read more

MS Readathon returns for 41st year

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Children will lose themselves in the magic of literature this month during the annual 41st MS Readathon. Read more

Australian researchers involved in record international study of epilepsy genes

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Australian researchers and patients have been involved in an international study looking at the genetic sequences of … Read more

Program supporting young South Australians with ABI returns

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A popular South Australian program helping young people who have sustained an acquired brain injury (ABI) through a m… Read more

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

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

NDIS and health services to provide disability-related health supports

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The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and health services will now work together to support people with dis… Read more

Deafblind Awareness Week highlights common misconceptions

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Deafblind Awareness Week running from 24 - 30 June, is challenging all Australians to learn about the condition and c… Read more

Generic MS medication options provide more choice

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

People with intellectual disability face voting barriers, report finds

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

Getty Images Disability Collection celebrates its one year anniversary

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

World MS Day focuses on changing the condition’s visibility

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This year’s World Multiple Sclerosis Day, falling on May 30 will raise awareness of the chronic neurological condit… Read more

Paralympic Stories celebrates Australia’s rich paralympic history

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Paralympics Australia is celebrating its rich history with the launch of a new online platform allowing unprecedented… Read more

Australian Blindness Forum and Vision 2020 Australia join forces to create single peak body

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Two disability boards have joined forces to create a single peak body for service providers working in the blindness … Read more

Victorian researchers seeking participants with intellectual disability and autism for sleep study

Tags Conditions Research Posted 5 months ago by Nicole Pope

Researchers at Deakin University are seeking primary school aged children with intellectual disability and autism spe… Read more