USER STORIES NEWS | TALKING DISABILITY

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

Tags User Stories Education Accessibility Employment Industry Posted 2 days ago by Anna Christian

With International Day of People With Disability being held tomorrow, Queensland Australian of the Year, Dinesh Palipana... Read more

National Carers Week recognises the compassionate work of carers

Tags User Stories Autism Education Health and Wellbeing Mental Health Industry Government Posted 1 month 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

Accessibility is key to opportunity this Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Week

Tags Conditions User Stories Accessibility Industry Posted 2 months ago by Anna Christian

Businesses are being called on to recognise the value of being accessible to people with restricted mobility during... Read more

Employment transition support for school students with disability to combat unemployment issues

Tags User Stories Education Employment Posted 3 months ago

SPONSORED STORY - Disability service provider, Barkuma, is hoping to combat unemployment issues among school students... Read more

Young student with disability begins life changing work

Tags User Stories Education Posted 10 months 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 10 months 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

Fearless Australians smash disability stereotypes in new film series

Tags Conditions User Stories Autism Down Syndrome Accessibility Posted 1 year ago

Six short films showcasing fearless Australians living with disability premiered on International Day of People with... Read more

ROYAL COMMISSION: An overuse of medications and restrictive practices

Tags NDIS Therapies User Stories Accessibility Posted 1 year 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 1 year 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... Read more

ROYAL COMMISSION: Disability sector not supported during COVID-19

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

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

Visibility and inclusion an essential safeguard for people with disability

Tags NDIS User Stories Accessibility Posted 1 year 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 neglect... Read more

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

Tags Conditions User Stories Accessibility Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca St Clair

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

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

Tags User Stories Accessibility Mental Health Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca St Clair

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

NDIS supported living arrangements need urgent overhaul

Tags NDIS User Stories Accessibility Accommodation Research Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca St Clair

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

National Volunteer Week: from volunteering to creating a national charity

Tags User Stories Autism Education Accessibility Posted 1 year ago by Rebecca St Clair

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

Students with disability face “disconnection” with online learning

Tags User Stories Accessibility Posted 1 year 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 1 year ago

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