EDUCATION NEWS | TALKING DISABILITY

Australian of the Year calls for people with disability to show their inner leadership

Tags User Stories Education Accessibility Employment Industry Posted 2 days ago by Anna Christian

With International Day of People With Disability being held tomorrow, Queensland Australian of the Year, Dinesh Palipana... Read more

Disney princess with disability almost a dream come true

Tags Conditions Education Accessibility Posted 1 month ago by Anna Christian

For Hannah Diviney, like so many other little girls, the world of Disney was one of adventures filled with characters... Read more

National Carers Week recognises the compassionate work of carers

Tags User Stories Autism Education Health and Wellbeing Mental Health Industry Government Posted 1 month ago by Anna Christian

For years Danie didn’t realise she was a carer, she just did what she could to support her daughter. Read more

Traineeships are the way of the future for the disability support workforce

Tags NDIS Therapies Education Employment Industry Government Posted 2 months ago by Anna Christian

With 83,000 more disability support workers needed over the next few years as the care and support sector becomes one of... Read more

Employment transition support for school students with disability to combat unemployment issues

Tags User Stories Education Employment Posted 3 months ago

SPONSORED STORY - Disability service provider, Barkuma, is hoping to combat unemployment issues among school students... Read more

Speaking up about the right to communication this Speech Pathology Week

Tags Conditions Therapies Education Accessibility Health and Wellbeing Industry Posted 3 months ago by Anna Christian

This week the speech pathology community is raising awareness of the rights of every person to be able to communicate. Read more

Top tips for an inclusive Book Week all children will love

Tags Autism Down Syndrome Education Accessibility Mental Health Posted 3 months ago by Anna Christian

Book Week has arrived and schools across Australia are celebrating a love of books with the theme ‘Old worlds, new... Read more

Central Coast program aims to encourage disability inclusion in local schools

Tags NDIS Education Health and Wellbeing Posted 9 months ago

Community service organisation Social Futures is challenging stereotypes about disability in New South Wales Central... Read more

Vision Australia brings LEGO® Braille Bricks to Australia

Tags Conditions Therapies Education Posted 9 months ago

Children with low vision will now be able to enjoy the experience of LEGO® thanks to new LEGO® Braille Bricks, brought... Read more

Young student with disability begins life changing work

Tags User Stories Education Posted 10 months ago

Caelan has big dreams in the automotive industry.  Read more

Aussie band has big plans for 2021 thanks to NDIS support

Tags NDIS User Stories Education Posted 10 months ago

After a successful 2020, Australian band The KingStones, who are all National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)... Read more

World-first sensory journey to portray what it’s like living with a disability

Tags Conditions User Stories Education Posted 1 year ago

Australian disability and aged care support network Mable has launched the world’s first podcast reflecting the personal... Read more

New TV series encourages schools to explore disability and inclusion

Tags Conditions Autism Education Accessibility Mental Health Posted 1 year ago

Australian high schools are encouraged to mark International Day of People with Disability, celebrated this Thursday... Read more

New tech club for young people with autism coming to regional South Australia

Tags Autism Education Posted 1 year ago

Young people with autism in the South Australian town Port Pirie, will be able to build technical and social skills at a... Read more

Victorian students with disability to benefit from $1.6b State Government education support

Tags Education Government Posted 1 year ago

The Victorian Government has announced $1.6 billion in funding to support students with disability in the classroom... Read more

Victorian tutor recruitment program needs strong autism focus says peak body

Tags Autism Education Accessibility Posted 1 year ago

The Victorian Government’s pledge to recruit and deploy 4,100 tutors across the State’s schools in 2021 must be coupled... Read more

ROYAL COMMISSION: Disability sector not supported during COVID-19

Tags NDIS User Stories Education Accessibility Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca St Clair

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability held hearings, running... Read more

Students with disability in Victoria able to attend school as State moves into lockdown again

Tags Autism Education Accessibility Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca St Clair

Areas of Victoria are once more under Stage 3, ‘Stay at Home’, coronavirus restrictions and many students with... Read more

Hearing your customer

Tags NDIS Education Accessibility Industry Posted 1 year ago

OPINION - As we progress with consumer choice in the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) it is increasingly... Read more

New initiative to support people with intellectual disability in the criminal justice system

Tags Autism Down Syndrome Education Accessibility Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca St Clair

RMIT University’s Centre for Innovative Justice (CIJ) has created a new online resource designed to help people with... Read more