Talking Disability


Conversation exclusion gateway to emotional insecurity

1 year ago

A lack of community understanding has been found as a main barrier in tackling issues that people with communication …

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New guidelines aim to improve management of child stroke cases

1 year ago

New practice guidelines to recognise and treat some of the diseases children suffer has been regarded a vital step fo…

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Greater calls for inquiry into violence and abuse

1 year ago

The possibility of a Royal Commission into the violence and abuse of people with disability has gained momentum after…

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Disability service providers set for super merger

1 year ago

Three leading disability service providers in Australia have announced they will join together to increase their impa…

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A secure and simple way to capture, organise and share care documents

1 year ago

SPONSORED STORY – Capturing and managing care related documents is incredibly important for people with disabiliti…

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Organisations under pressure while NDIS rollout continues

1 year ago

Service providers are beginning to raise concerns over meeting demands of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (N…

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Disability discrimination linked with health problems

1 year ago

New research published by the University of Melbourne has found that people who experience disability-based discrimin…

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Australian Greens senator fights for disability rights

1 year ago

New Australian Greens senator Jordon Steele-John has laid down a marker for creating change after putting forward his…

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Worldwide recognition for people with disability

1 year ago

Twenty-five years on and the International Day of People with Disability (IDPwD) was celebrated again on 3 December.

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Deaf Australia unhappy over continuous Auslan broadcast snub

1 year ago

Public outcry from the deaf community has resurfaced after being “ignored” yet again over requests for an Auslan …

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Asperger syndrome not in the wrong

1 year ago

Blaming wrong doing on a health disorder, especially when undiagnosed by a medical professional can have serious cons…

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Making banking accessible for all the mission

1 year ago

Everyday banking resources are set to undergo a transformation in a bid to make them more accessible for all Australi…

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Victorian government pledge $61m to assist students with disability

1 year ago

Victorian school students with a disability are set to receive more overall support with the state government allocat…

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"How wheelchair basketball changed my life”

1 year ago

Playing sports at a high level has always been a passion for Adelaide’s Philip Stephens which he was able to redisc…

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Guide dogs key to restoring independence after vision loss

1 year ago

Trained dogs are continuing to change the lives of many Australians who have a vision impairment but not everyone in …

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CARL set to drive change in disability sector

1 year ago

More access to suitable transport for people with a disability could be on the horizon thanks to a new platform curre…

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Inter-industry collaboration all part of Growth Lab

1 year ago

A new initiative looking to broaden and strengthen collaboration between the health, ageing and disability sectors th…

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Seeing AI app available for vision impaired Australians

1 year ago

A new mobile app created for the vision impaired community can now be accessed in Australia that will make it easie…

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Coles launch ‘Quiet Hour’ for shoppers with sensory sensitivity

1 year ago

Supermarket giant Coles now offers a new shopping experience that’s easy on the eyes and ears, fit for people on th…

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Disability inclusive dance program takes centre stage

1 year ago

Creating a space for expression while delivering a unique show has seen the Restless Dance Theatre continue to move i…

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