Talking Disability

The latest health and disability news in Australia
Posted 1 month ago by Georgie Waters

Living with invisible disability is now recognised more easily when a person wears a sunflower lanyard. Read more

Posted 1 month ago by Georgie Waters

The SPLASH swimming event took place recently to raise funds for Special Olympics Australia. Read more

Posted 1 month ago by Georgie Waters

Could a simple eye test be used to diagnose children with autism spectrum disorder? Read more

Posted 1 month ago by Georgie Waters

Wrestlers from WWE and Special Olympics athletes joined forces for an inclusive day of sport. Read more

Posted 1 month ago by David McManus

Although diabetes doesn’t qualify a person for NDIS support, other metabolic disorders may. Read more

Posted 1 month ago by David McManus

How far back do records of people with Down syndrome go? How were they treated in past societies? Read more

Posted 1 month ago by Georgie Waters

People with Disability Australia released a response to the final report from the Disability Royal Commission. Read more

Posted 1 month ago by David McManus

While you may consider a person homeless if they appear to be living on the street, the definition of homelessness is a... Read more

Posted 1 month ago by Georgie Waters

Results from a new trial funded by the NDIA could make a difference for babies who present with delayed communication... Read more

Posted 1 month ago by Andrew Barbara

Explains the difference between person first and identity first language. Read more