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Helping someone with intellectual disability during COVID-19

Tags Conditions Down Syndrome Accessibility Advice Posted 1 day 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 days 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 4 days ago by Rebecca St Clair

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

Parents of children with autism may be at greater risk for PTSD

Tags Conditions Autism Mental Health Research Posted 1 week ago by Rebecca St Clair

As a result of caring for their child nearly 1 in 5 parents of children living with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) wh… Read more

Resource for women and girls with disability launches in Australia

Tags Conditions Accessibility Advice Posted 2 weeks 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 weeks 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

Greater support for Australians with an intellectual disability

Tags Conditions Autism Down Syndrome Accessibility Posted 3 weeks ago by Rebecca St Clair

The Federal Government is investing $6.5 million into a Primary Care Enhancement Program (PCEP) to support Australian… Read more

Auslan interpreters help to connect people with the community

Tags Conditions User Stories Accessibility Posted 3 weeks ago

SPONSORED STORY - Allyson Smith has been Deaf since infancy and recently moved from her lifelong home of Brisbane to … Read more

ROYAL COMMISSION: Australia's healthcare system not prepared

Tags NDIS Conditions User Stories Accessibility Advice Research Posted 1 month 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

Autism public education campaign urges Australians to Change their Reactions

Tags Conditions Accessibility Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca St Clair

An Australian first autism education campaign - Change Your Reactions – was launched today by Victoria’s… Read more

Royal Commission hearings begin in Sydney this week

Tags Conditions Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca St Clair

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability will begin its next hea… Read more

Celebrating the contributions of Australians with disability

Tags Conditions Accessibility Advice Posted 3 months ago by Liz Alderslade

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

Ambulance Victoria and Vision Australia launch new accessibility initiative

Tags Conditions Accessibility Transport Posted 4 months ago by Liz Alderslade

Ambulance Victoria’s new ID cards will make them more identifiable to people who are blind or with low vision, due … Read more

New book series explores diversity through art and storytelling

Tags Conditions Autism Education Posted 5 months ago by Liz Alderslade

A special diversity and inclusion book series, created by a mother of a child with disability and local Adelaide arti… Read more

International Developmental Language Disorder Awareness Day

Tags Conditions Education Posted 5 months ago by Liz Alderslade

Speech Pathology Australia is driving a national conversation around Developmental Language Disorders (DLD), which is… Read more

NDIS uptake by people with psychosocial disability lower than expected

Tags NDIS Conditions Accessibility Posted 6 months ago by Liz Alderslade

A report from the National Mental Health Commission (NMHC) has highlighted that the Government isn’t doing enough t… Read more

Young girls with disability more likely to experience covert bullying

Tags Conditions Research Posted 6 months ago by Liz Alderslade

A University of South Australia (UniSA) study had found covert bullying in schools is a particularly serious problem … Read more

Study seeks to understand the health of Australians receiving Government support

Tags Conditions Finance Mental Health Employment Posted 6 months ago by Nicole Pope

A newly released study will help understand the health of the more than 1.4 million Australians receiving Newstart Al… Read more

Time to STEP up for cerebral palsy

Tags Conditions Education Posted 6 months ago by Nicole Pope

Australians will hit their local parks, trails and sidewalks this month to raise much-needed funds to support their f… Read more

Research into chronic musculoskeletal pain receives funding

Tags Conditions Research Posted 6 months ago by Nicole Pope

The University of South Australia (UniSA) has received funding to research one of the world’s most leading causes o… Read more