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New campaign set to break down employment barriers

Tags Education Accessibility Mental Health Employment Posted 1 month ago by Nicole Pope

A new campaign launched by the Dylan Alcott Foundation is set to break down the barriers people with disability face … Read more

Applications open for program supporting studying young carers

Tags Education Posted 1 month ago by Nicole Pope

Juggling the responsibilities of caring for someone and study workloads can be incredibly difficult, but a program su… Read more

Funding to deliver project helping develop literacy skills of children with autism

Tags Finance Autism Education Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

Sydney researchers have secured funding for a project aiming to develop and evaluate ways to support children with au… Read more

Program supporting young South Australians with ABI returns

Tags Conditions Education Mental Health Employment Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

A popular South Australian program helping young people who have sustained an acquired brain injury (ABI) through a m… Read more

Report highlights the understanding of sexual and reproductive rights in women with disability

Tags Education Research Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

Women’s disability advocacy organisation, Women with Disabilities Australian Capital Territory (WWDACT), have launc… Read more

Partnership to explore stigma and discrimination surrounding complex mental health

Tags Education Mental Health Research Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

Two organisations have partnered together to help drive positive societal change and improve the lives of Australians… Read more

Popular creative program for young adults with autism heads to the Gold Coast

Tags Autism Education Employment Posted 3 months ago by Nicole Pope

A popular games, animation and creative design program designed for young people on the autism spectrum is expanding … Read more

Children’s book series expands to celebrate neurodiversity

Tags Autism Education Accessibility Posted 3 months ago by Nicole Pope

A new children’s book celebrating neurodiversity is the centre of a crowdfunding campaign to get it on the shelves … Read more

Mental health in people with Down syndrome a focus of new resource

Tags Down Syndrome Education Mental Health Posted 3 months ago by Nicole Pope

Following the launch of a resource helping people with Down syndrome make their own decisions last month, peak body … Read more

New resource supports people with Down syndrome in decision making

Tags Down Syndrome Education Posted 4 months ago by Nicole Pope

A new resource will support people with Down syndrome when making decisions. Read more

New documentary series shows autism dating journey

Tags Autism Education Posted 4 months ago by Nicole Pope

The producers who brought the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s (ABC) award-winning documentary series Empl… Read more

Paralympic Stories celebrates Australia’s rich paralympic history

Tags Conditions Education Posted 4 months ago by Nicole Pope

Paralympics Australia is celebrating its rich history with the launch of a new online platform allowing unprecedented… Read more

Australian Blindness Forum and Vision 2020 Australia join forces to create single peak body

Tags Conditions Education Posted 5 months ago by Nicole Pope

Two disability boards have joined forces to create a single peak body for service providers working in the blindness … Read more

Digital platform launches to help parents of children with autism

Tags Autism Education Accessibility Posted 5 months ago by Nicole Pope

A new Australian tech company has launched a digital platform to support the families of children with autism and dev… Read more

Disability market and workforce strategy re-release "old news"

Tags NDIS Education Employment Posted 5 months ago by Nicole Pope

The Federal Government’s release of a National Workforce Strategy for disability last week is “a rehash of old ne… Read more

Social media plays vital role in disability education and calling out ableism

Tags Education Posted 7 months ago by Nicole Pope

Social media has the power to transcend across countries and is playing an important role in calling out ableism and … Read more

Autism-specific school in Queensland receives refurbishment funding

Tags Finance Autism Education Accessibility Posted 8 months ago by Nicole Pope

A Sunnybank school helping support the needs of children living with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in Queensland has… Read more