Discussion on The Right to Community Living

A terrific discussion on the concept of community living and independent living for people with disabilities.

Is This Fair?: BMW Redesigns The Wheelchair For High-Speed Paralympians

BMW is helping make faster, lighter racing wheelchairs but is it fair to all athletes?

Pity and The Prom – Talk To Us, Not For Us

Representation of the disabled in the media as pity figures and inspiration porn - particularly around being asked to Proms.

Groundbreaking Settlement to End Discrimination Against Blind Uber Riders Who Use Guide Dogs

A fantastic settlement has been reached between Uber and the NBF in America to enable far better transport for people using guide dogs and other assistance animals.

Memory of guide dogs honoured with public garden in Hobart

A sculpture / memorial has been erected in Hobart Tasmania to remember deceased guide dogs who have helped the blind and vision impaired and to icrease public awareness.

Dismissal over erratic behaviour was disability discrimination

A person engaged in erratic & argumentative behavior and was sacked but held the symptoms were caused by mental health and mental illness issues that the employer should have been aware of.

Madness: In Florida prisons, mentally ill inmates have been tortured

A chilling story about the inhumane treatment of mentally ill prisoners that could equally apply to many other situations.

Groundbreaking Settlement to End Discrimination Against Blind Uber Riders Who Use Guide Dogs

A fantastic settlement has been reached between Uber and the NBF in America to enable far better transport for people using guide dogs and other assistance animals.

Dismissal over erratic behaviour was disability discrimination

A person engaged in erratic & argumentative behavior and was sacked but held the symptoms were caused by mental health and mental illness issues that the employer should have been aware of.

Madness: In Florida prisons, mentally ill inmates have been tortured

A chilling story about the inhumane treatment of mentally ill prisoners that could equally apply to many other situations.

Groundbreaking Settlement to End Discrimination Against Blind Uber Riders Who Use Guide Dogs

A fantastic settlement has been reached between Uber and the NBF in America to enable far better transport for people using guide dogs and other assistance animals.

Dismissal over erratic behaviour was disability discrimination

A person engaged in erratic & argumentative behavior and was sacked but held the symptoms were caused by mental health and mental illness issues that the employer should have been aware of.

Report: Disabled children are missing out on vital play opportunities

A new UK report reveals the severe restrictions facing disabled children in accessing play, with failings at every level.

Pillow chair helps calm children with autism

An innovative solution for autistic children - the Pillow Chair and it's even environmentally friendly!

8 key things I learned raising a child with autism: Tips from a psychologist

Psychologist and author of Beyond Rain Man shares some personal experiences.

What You Learn From Navigating Through The Tinder Trenches (As A Woman With A Disability)

Read about the experiences of a disabled woman using the Tinder app to find love, romance and relationships.

ABC iView Audio Described Programs – May 2016

List of audio described programs that will become available on ABC's iView in May 2016.

Sex and the Disabled Life

Disability and sexuality are a complex relationship and often your body fights against you. This important topic is explored here.

Aged care living in the spotlight

Editors Note: We will bring you articles about the aged care system that will also be applicable to My Aged Care and disability care within that

Helping your disabled parents with aged care

Editors Note: The My Aged Care system is also relevant to those who are aged over 65 and hence their disability needs will be served by

Community care for Indigenous older people: an update

Disability and health issues for Indigenous, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

JFY Mentoring Meet Up

Julia Farr Youth mentoring meet up in Adelaide on 21 April.

Julia Farr Youth Peer Support Network

Attend the next meeting in May 2016 of the Julia Farr peer support network.

Imagining Better: De-mystifying the NDIS process workshop in Mornington

Attend a workshop on preparing for the NDIS and your planning under the NDIS in Mornington Victoria in May 2016.

Info session on disability housing options – Preston April 14

Info session on disability housing options - Preston April 14

NDIS 101 with Sam Paior

An NDIS planning session in May in South Australia for teenagers and families with children up to 17 with a disability.

National Auslan Conference 2016 **Update 8 April**

Key information about the National Auslan Conference 2016, update from 8 April