EDUCATION NEWS | TALKING DISABILITY

Trial into musculoskeletal disability receives $1.3 million in Federal funding

Tags Education Research Posted 1 month ago by Liz Alderslade

The Mitchell Institute at Victoria University has received $1.3 million of Federal Government funding to undertake a … Read more

ROYAL COMMISSION: Inclusive education works

Tags Education Advice Research Posted 1 month ago by Liz Alderslade

The final two days of the education hearings in Brisbane for the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and E… Read more

ROYAL COMMISSION: Teachers are not trained in inclusive education

Tags Education Advice Research Posted 1 month ago by Liz Alderslade

Day two of the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability heard from a… Read more

ROYAL COMMISSION: First hearings start with education inquiry

Tags Education Advice Research Posted 1 month ago by Liz Alderslade

The first day of the inaugural hearings for the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of Pe… Read more

Report finds children with disability are being robbed of their education

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A week out from the first Disability Royal Commission hearing, Children and Young People with Disability Australia (C… 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

Tags Conditions Education Posted 1 month ago by Liz Alderslade

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

Authors with disability release new inspiring short stories

Tags Education Posted 2 months ago by Liz Alderslade

A special inspirational eBook has been released by disability provider, Achieve Australia, featuring seven different … Read more

Royal Commission hearings shed light on experiences of young people with disability in aged care

Tags Education Posted 3 months ago by Liz Alderslade

The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has commenced its most recent hearings, turning attention to t… Read more

Time to STEP up for cerebral palsy

Tags Conditions Education Posted 3 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

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

Report shares experiences of Australians with disability

Tags Education Mental Health Employment Accommodation Research Posted 3 months ago by Nicole Pope

The first comprehensive report of its kind by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has shared the di… Read more

New podcast to raise awareness and improve the lives of people with autism

Tags Autism Education Posted 3 months ago by Nicole Pope

A unique podcast, launching tomorrow, will help people with autism understand their diagnosis, as well as raise aware… Read more

September raises awareness for Therapy Dogs

Tags Education Posted 3 months ago by Nicole Pope

This month is Therapy Dog Awareness Month, providing an opportunity to raise awareness for these special canines and … Read more

New test to detect cognitive changes early in people with MS

Tags Education Accessibility Research Posted 3 months ago by Nicole Pope

A simple, quick test could be the answer to the early detection of thinking and memory changes in people living with … Read more

Program fosters inclusive education for children with neurodevelopmental disorders

Tags Autism Education Posted 3 months ago by Nicole Pope

A new program will help support the inclusive education of students with neurodevelopmental disorders, such as autism… Read more

Program helps teenage girls with autism become internet savvy

Tags Autism Education Posted 3 months ago by Nicole Pope

A new popular program, and the only one of its kind, is helping teenage girls on the autism spectrum stay safe online… Read more

Speech Pathology Week shines light on ‘hidden’ disability

Tags Education Employment Posted 3 months ago by Nicole Pope

A spotlight will be shown on the ‘hidden’ disability affecting 1.2 million Australians during Speech Pathology We… Read more

New resource to boost financial independence

Tags Finance Education Posted 3 months ago by Nicole Pope

People with living intellectual disability can learn how to manage their own finances and make monetary decisions wit… Read more