EDUCATION NEWS | TALKING DISABILITY

Education Department leaders grilled on system’s support for students with disability

Tags Autism Education Government Royal Commission Posted 2 months ago by Anna Christian

Representatives of the South Australian and Western Australian Education Departments have admitted they need to work on... Read more

Education system segregates children with disability, Royal Commission hears

Tags Education Accessibility Government Royal Commission Posted 2 months ago by Anna Christian

Young people with disability and parents have shared their experiences of segregation in the education system during the... Read more

Music helps hard of hearing and Deaf children to develop their skills

Tags Therapies Education Research Posted 3 months ago by Anna Christian

New research has found that music lessons can be beneficial for hard of hearing and Deaf children to help develop their... Read more

Election campaigns focus on support for families with disability

Tags Autism Education Health and Wellbeing Industry Government Posted 6 months ago by Anna Christian

As the Federal election approaches, advocacy groups and unions have begun to release their demands for candidates to... Read more

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

Tags User Stories Education Accessibility Employment Industry Posted 8 months 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 9 months 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 10 months 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 11 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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