EDUCATION NEWS | TALKING DISABILITY

Central Coast program aims to encourage disability inclusion in local schools

Tags NDIS Education Health and Wellbeing Posted 5 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 5 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 6 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 6 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 7 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 9 months 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 11 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 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

Young people with disability twice as likely to have experienced bullying

Tags Education Accessibility Mental Health Research Posted 1 year 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 1 year ago by Rebecca St Clair

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

International students to boost COVID-19 disability and health workforce

Tags Therapies Education Employment Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca St Clair

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

Disability Royal Commission suspended due to COVID-19

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

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

“No surprise” in literacy numbers for speech pathologists

Tags Education Employment Research Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca St Clair

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

Trial into musculoskeletal disability receives $1.3 million in Federal funding

Tags Education Research Posted 1 year 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 year ago by Liz Alderslade

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