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Trauma specialists on hand to support people with disability at Commission

Tags Conditions Accessibility Mental Health Posted 3 weeks ago by Rebecca St Clair

As the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability prepares to  Read more

Researchers ask children with autism to tell them their strengths

Tags Conditions Autism Accessibility Research Posted 4 weeks ago by Rebecca St Clair

In what has been an Australian-first study, Queensland's Griffith University researchers have explored what children … Read more

Auslan to be included on next Census as language option

Tags Conditions Accessibility Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca St Clair

The 2021 National Census will, for the first time, include Auslan as a language option following unsuccessful attempt… Read more

Last chance to take part in autism survey

Tags NDIS Conditions Autism Accessibility Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca St Clair

Australians with autism, their families and carers were urged to have their say about their experiences of living wit… Read more

Inequality needs to be addressed for First Nations people with disability

Tags NDIS Conditions User Stories Accessibility Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca St Clair

The Black Lives Matter movement in, and outside, Australia has once more highlighted the inequality faced by First N… Read more

Learnings and improvements needed to better support people with intellectual disability during COVID-19

Tags Conditions Down Syndrome Accessibility Research Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

People with intellectual disability have faced unique challenges during the outbreak of COVID-19 and need to continue… Read more

World MS day highlights importance of connections - especially during COVID-19

Tags Conditions User Stories Accessibility Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

World Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Day, held over the weekend on 30 May, spotlighted the importance of connections for … Read more

Push for inclusion and kindness for blind and vision-impaired during COVID-19

Tags Conditions Accessibility Posted 2 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

COVID-19 has created a push for kindness online, and a new project has been launched by Blind Citizens Australia (BCA… Read more

Further support for NDIS participants during COVID-19

Tags NDIS Conditions Accessibility Posted 3 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

As a part of their coronavirus, COVID-19, response, the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has announced fur… Read more

Royal Commission raises concerns about COVID-19 support

Tags Conditions Accessibility Employment Posted 4 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

The Disability Royal Commission (DRC) has released a statement saying it's “deeply concerned” about the impact of… Read more

Helping someone with intellectual disability during COVID-19

Tags Conditions Down Syndrome Accessibility Advice Posted 4 months 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 4 months 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 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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 5 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

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