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ROYAL COMMISSION: An overuse of medications and restrictive practices

Tags NDIS Therapies User Stories Accessibility Posted 3 weeks 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 autism face a decline in mental and physical health during lockdown

Tags User Stories Autism Research Posted 3 weeks ago by Rebecca St Clair

Remote learning during Term 3 in Victoria, due to continued COVID lockdowns, has led to a decline in the mental and p… Read more

ROYAL COMMISSION: Disability sector not supported during COVID-19

Tags NDIS User Stories Education Accessibility Posted 1 month ago by Rebecca St Clair

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability held hearings, running … Read more

Royal Commission hearing to investigate impact of COVID-19

Tags NDIS User Stories Accessibility Posted 4 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability has announced a public… Read more

Inequality needs to be addressed for First Nations people with disability

Tags NDIS Conditions User Stories Accessibility Posted 4 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

The Black Lives Matter movement in, and outside, Australia has once more highlighted the inequality faced by First N… Read more

Visibility and inclusion an essential safeguard for people with disability

Tags NDIS User Stories Accessibility Posted 4 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

The visibility of people with disability in the community is key to ensuring they are not subjected to abuse and negl… Read more

World MS day highlights importance of connections - especially during COVID-19

Tags Conditions User Stories Accessibility Posted 4 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

World Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Day, held over the weekend on 30 May, spotlighted the importance of connections for … Read more

Disability Royal Commission turns its eyes to the impact of restrictive practices

Tags User Stories Accessibility Mental Health Posted 4 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability is once more seeking in… Read more

NDIS supported living arrangements need urgent overhaul

Tags NDIS User Stories Accessibility Accommodation Research Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

Urgent changes need to be made to help support National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants to live indep… Read more

National Volunteer Week: from volunteering to creating a national charity

Tags User Stories Autism Education Accessibility Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

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

Students with disability face “disconnection” with online learning

Tags User Stories Accessibility Posted 5 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

As a result of COVID-19 many schools have moved partially or completely to online learning, a drastic shift from the … Read more

Auslan interpreters help to connect people with the community

Tags Conditions User Stories Accessibility Posted 7 months ago

SPONSORED STORY - Allyson Smith has been Deaf since infancy and recently moved from her lifelong home of Brisbane to … Read more

ROYAL COMMISSION: Lack of appropriate treatment in health care

Tags NDIS User Stories Accessibility Research Posted 7 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

The Disability Royal Commission continued its Sydney hearings last week into how people with an intellectual disabili… Read more

ROYAL COMMISSION: Australia's healthcare system not prepared

Tags NDIS Conditions User Stories Accessibility Advice Research Posted 7 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

The Disability Royal Commission has been told Australia's healthcare system lacks data and is not prepared for th… Read more

Carly Findlay receives Order of Australia honours

Tags User Stories Accessibility Posted 8 months ago by Rebecca St Clair

Author and disability advocate Carly Findlay has received a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) as a part of the 20… Read more

Community shares anger and frustration with Government

Tags NDIS User Stories Advice Research Posted 11 months ago by Liz Alderslade

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability held their second Adela… Read more

Disability Royal Commission commences!

Tags User Stories Posted 1 year ago by Nicole Pope

The first public hearing of the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disabi… Read more

People with disability share their stories at Aged Care Royal Commission

Tags NDIS User Stories Posted 1 year ago by Nicole Pope

A National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participant has shared his story at the Royal Commission into Aged Care… Read more

Fearless Australians with disability hit the big screen

Tags Conditions User Stories Education Accessibility Employment Accommodation Posted 1 year ago by Nicole Pope

Television series, Fearless Films, is returning for a second season, turning its focus to smashing stereotyp… Read more

New paper shares positive NDIS experiences

Tags NDIS User Stories Research Posted 1 year ago by Nicole Pope

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