Talking Disability


New initiative to help athletes with disability access sport equipment

3 weeks ago

People with disability will be able to access the equipment required to participate in para-sport, thanks to the Spo…

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Study finds adults with autism prescribed psychotropic drugs without diagnosis

3 weeks ago

A new study has found adults on the autism spectrum are being prescribed medication for mental health conditions with…

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Program developed by partnership equips next generation of support workers

3 weeks ago

SPONSORED STORY - A program, born from a partnership between Enhance Training (part of the Hessel Group) and SACARE …

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Not a dry eye for Kurt Fearnley’s NSW Australian of the Year 2019 acceptance speech

3 weeks ago

Three-time Australian Paralympic Gold Medallist, author, and disability advocate Kurt Fearnley has been awarded the N…

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Focus group hopes to improve healthcare delivery for people with disability

4 weeks ago

A new project led by People with Disabilities Western Australia (PWDWA) and Health Consumers’ Council WA (HCC) are …

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Sensory and social space for autism opens in Adelaide’s north

4 weeks ago

A purpose built, state-of-the-art sensory and social space for people with autism has opened in Adelaide’s northern…

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New pilot will trial health professionals in accessing functional capacity

4 weeks ago

The National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) will trial the effectiveness of health professionals in assessing the…

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Film project to DisRupt and share stories of disability experience

1 month ago

Budding Australian creatives and filmmakers with disability will have the opportunity to create their own film, thank…

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Project offers regional tertiary students with disability paid internships

1 month ago

Fifty tertiary students with disability living in regional Victoria are set to benefit from a new Government funded p…

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NSW Ombudsman report highlights shocking abuse and neglect

1 month ago

A report released by the New South Wales (NSW) Ombudsman has revealed horrific acts of abuse and neglect of adults wi…

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Aussie Biscuits to cook up Jam Drops and job opportunities in new factory

1 month ago

A New South Wales biscuit baking business that has been creating employment opportunities for people with disability …

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South Australia welcomes first accessible music festival

1 month ago

South Australia will welcome its first ever accessible music festival this summer to celebrate the International Day …

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Urgent inquiry into intellectual disability deaths a key focus of upcoming events

1 month ago

An event held in Sydney early next week will address the urgent need for an inquiry into health and avoidable deaths …

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New podcast airs candid conversations on disability

1 month ago

A new podcast brought to life by Disability Services Consulting (DSC) will bring industry experts and identities toge…

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Wheelchair innovation launches in Australia

1 month ago

An innovative product already helping wheelchair users overseas is being launched in Australia

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Ballarat welcomes accessible and transportable toilet and changing facility

1 month ago

The Victorian city of Ballarat will become more inclusive of people with disability, with the installation of a tran…

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Online learning environment “a growing concern” for university students with vision impairment

1 month ago

An increasingly popular method of teaching within Australian universities is causing barriers for students with visio…

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New alliance of providers to collaborate over NDIS issues

1 month ago

Some of Australia’s largest disability service providers have joined forces in creating a new alliance to help impr…

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World-first trial to help people with MS adjust socially and emotionally

1 month ago

A world-first study is taking a holistic look at psychological strategies in managing multiple sclerosis (MS).

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Australian children encouraged to pave the way for a more inclusive world

1 month ago

SPONSORED STORY: Every child deserves to feel included in their school and one program is working to encourage Austr…

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