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Celebrating the contributions of Australians with disability

Tags Conditions Accessibility Advice Posted 4 days 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 1 week 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 1 month 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

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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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 3 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

Fearless Australians with disability hit the big screen

Tags Conditions User Stories Education Accessibility Employment Accommodation Posted 3 months ago by Nicole Pope

Television series, Fearless Films, is returning for a second season, turning its focus to smashing stereotyp… Read more

World Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Day promotes living a full life

Tags Conditions Education Posted 3 months ago by Nicole Pope

Today is World Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Day, providing an opportunity to shine a spotlight on the experiences of … Read more

Brain Injury Awareness Week highlights invisible disabilities

Tags Conditions Education Posted 3 months ago by Nicole Pope

This week is Brain Injury Awareness Week and heralds an opportunity to raise awareness for the 700,000 Australians wh… Read more

National study tells story of those living with MS

Tags Conditions Research Posted 3 months ago by Nicole Pope

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

Tags Conditions Research Posted 3 months ago by Nicole Pope

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

Tags Conditions Education Mental Health Employment Posted 4 months ago by Nicole Pope

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

Tags NDIS Conditions Accessibility Posted 5 months ago by Nicole Pope

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

Tags Conditions Accessibility Research Posted 6 months ago by Nicole Pope

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