Talking Disability

The latest health and disability news in Australia

Compass Group setting the standard for diversity

Posted 2 years ago

Giving people with a disability the chance to develop their skills and contribute to a cause has seen Compass Group A… Read more

Conversation exclusion gateway to emotional insecurity

Posted 2 years ago

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

New guidelines aim to improve management of child stroke cases

Posted 2 years ago

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

Greater calls for inquiry into violence and abuse

Posted 2 years ago

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

Disability service providers set for super merger

Posted 2 years ago

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

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

Posted 2 years ago

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

Organisations under pressure while NDIS rollout continues

Posted 2 years ago

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

Disability discrimination linked with health problems

Posted 2 years ago

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

Australian Greens senator fights for disability rights

Posted 2 years ago

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

Worldwide recognition for people with disability

Posted 2 years ago

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

Deaf Australia unhappy over continuous Auslan broadcast snub

Posted 2 years ago

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

Asperger syndrome not in the wrong

Posted 2 years ago

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

Making banking accessible for all the mission

Posted 2 years ago

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

Victorian government pledge $61m to assist students with disability

Posted 2 years ago

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

"How wheelchair basketball changed my life”

Posted 2 years ago

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

Guide dogs key to restoring independence after vision loss

Posted 2 years ago

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

CARL set to drive change in disability sector

Posted 2 years ago

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

Inter-industry collaboration all part of Growth Lab

Posted 2 years ago

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

Seeing AI app available for vision impaired Australians

Posted 2 years ago

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

Coles launch ‘Quiet Hour’ for shoppers with sensory sensitivity

Posted 2 years ago

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