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National study tells story of those living with MS

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A new national study has helped paint the picture of life with multiple sclerosis (MS), including the supports, servi… Read more

Australian researchers involved in record international study of epilepsy genes

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Australian researchers and patients have been involved in an international study looking at the genetic sequences of … Read more

Report shows Australia still falls short on disability rights

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

New project promotes accessible health resources for people with intellectual disability

Tags Education Accessibility Research Posted 3 weeks ago by Nicole Pope

A research project is aiming to promote accessible health information for people with intellectual disability by anal… Read more

World-first trial to see if melatonin protects babies from cerebral palsy

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A world-first trial of a maternal melatonin supplement may help improve outcomes for babies at risk of cerebral palsy… Read more

Report reveals housing tenants with complex needs increasing

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A new report has delved into the increasing proportion of tenants with complex needs who may require support to live … Read more

Healthy lifestyle helps combat depression and anxiety in people with MS

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New Australian research has found people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) who maintain a healthy lifestyle report … Read more

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

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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

Report shows scale of violence against people with disability

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A second report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has revealed people with disability… Read more

New paper shares positive NDIS experiences

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Independent social-profit organisation, JFA Purple Orange has released a paper sharing the positive experiences of cu… Read more

Generic MS medication options provide more choice

Tags Conditions Accessibility Research Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

People living with multiple sclerosis (MS), a chronic condition affecting the central nervous system, will be afforde… Read more

People with intellectual disability face voting barriers, report finds

Tags Conditions Accessibility Research Posted 2 months ago by Nicole Pope

Ground-breaking, Australian first research from La Trobe University’s Living with Disability Research Centre has ca… Read more

Report provides a snapshot of National Disability Agreement

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The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has released a report recapping disability support services fun… Read more

NDIS Quarterly Report shows improved participant experience but issues remain

Tags NDIS Finance Research Posted 3 months ago by Nicole Pope

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Quarterly Report has shown a record 32,000 participants entered the S… Read more

Report highlights Australia’s social housing crisis

Tags Accessibility Accommodation Research Posted 3 months ago by Nicole Pope

An analysis of Australia’s rental market has found less than 1 percent of rentals are affordable for a person on th… Read more

Consultation opens for South Australia’s first State Disability Inclusion Plan

Tags Finance Accessibility Research Posted 4 months ago by Nicole Pope

Consultation for South Australia’s first Disability Inclusive Plan has opened, to promote a more inclusive communit… Read more

Victorian researchers seeking participants with intellectual disability and autism for sleep study

Tags Conditions Research Posted 5 months ago by Nicole Pope

Researchers at Deakin University are seeking primary school aged children with intellectual disability and autism spe… Read more