EDUCATION NEWS | TALKING DISABILITY

Victorian tutor recruitment program needs strong autism focus says peak body

Tags Autism Education Accessibility Posted 1 week ago

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

ROYAL COMMISSION: Disability sector not supported during COVID-19

Tags NDIS User Stories Education Accessibility Posted 2 months 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 3 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

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

Hearing your customer

Tags NDIS Education Accessibility Industry Posted 4 months ago

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

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

Tags Autism Down Syndrome Education Accessibility Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

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

Young people with disability twice as likely to have experienced bullying

Tags Education Accessibility Mental Health Research Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

Young people with disability are twice as likely to be bullied and are more negative about their future, according to… Read more

National Volunteer Week: from volunteering to creating a national charity

Tags User Stories Autism Education Accessibility Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

National Volunteer Week (18 May –24 May) celebrates volunteers both big and small for their contributions to the c… Read more

International students to boost COVID-19 disability and health workforce

Tags Therapies Education Employment Posted 6 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

Work restrictions for international students in medical courses are being eased during the COVID-19 crisis to help bo… Read more

Disability Royal Commission suspended due to COVID-19

Tags Education Accessibility Industry Posted 7 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability has, until further noti… Read more

“No surprise” in literacy numbers for speech pathologists

Tags Education Employment Research Posted 10 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

A report released from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s (OECD) Programme for Internatio… Read more

Trial into musculoskeletal disability receives $1.3 million in Federal funding

Tags Education Research Posted 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months 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

Tags Education Posted 11 months ago by Liz Alderslade

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 year 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 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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