EDUCATION NEWS | TALKING DISABILITY

New book series explores diversity through art and storytelling

Tags Conditions Autism Education Posted 1 day 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 4 days 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 month 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 month 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 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 2 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

Brain Injury Awareness Week highlights invisible disabilities

Tags Conditions Education Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

This week is Brain Injury Awareness Week and heralds an opportunity to raise awareness for the 700,000 Australians wh… Read more

Online resource expands to support life transitions and events

Tags Education Mental Health Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

An online resource helping health professionals and carers to better understand and support the mental health and wel… Read more

Vision Australia helps jobseekers dress to impress

Tags Education Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

People who are blind or have low vision will feel more confident fronting up to a job interview thanks to a new initi… Read more

SA children with autism to access extra educational support from Term 4

Tags Autism Education Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

More South Australian children with autism will be able to access extra educational support under new changes by the … Read more

Report shows Australia still falls short on disability rights

Tags Education Research Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

A new report has highlighted the discrimination and hardship people with disability face, with over 60 percent of sur… Read more