Your disability parking permit can save you money

Most drivers with vehicles adapted for them have been paying higher insurance premiums than they should. Now there is an alternative.

What on Earth is Supports Coordination, Plan Management and LAC?

Explanation of the new terms relating to the NDIS: Supports Coordination, Plan Management and LAC.

Forget about the Olympics, it’s the Paralympics where the true super-humans perform

With the Paralympics starting today, forget about the Olympics, it's the Paralympics where the true super-humans perform.

She who pays the piper calls the tune: exploring self management and the NDIS

An explanation of the NDIS self management process and how it is working out for disabled participants.

New continuity of support information for those ineligible for the NDIS

Finally continuity of support information, policies and procedures have been released for those not covered by the NDIS but currently receiving disability care and support services.

Deaf workers: one in four has quit a job because of discrimination

Deaf people face extreme discrimination in their employment and in relation to finding jobs.

Your disability parking permit can save you money

Most drivers with vehicles adapted for them have been paying higher insurance premiums than they should. Now there is an alternative.

Is social media to blame for the worsening mental health of teenage girls?

With 37% of teenage girls in the UK suffering from psychological distress, and no reason to think Australia would be any different, is social media to blame for the worsening mental health of teenage girls?

Should we be forcing people with severe mental illness to have treatment they don’t want?

An analysis of the justifications and powers for forcing mentally ill people into treatment even if they are competent and refuse that treatment.

Why has Japan’s massacre of disabled gone unnoticed?

Recently a mass killing of the disabled occured in Japan but it has gone relatively unnoticed in the mainstream media and drawn little sympathy.

[Report] Vulnerable children being re-traumatised by services

Schools, social workers, police and NHS staff are inadvertently re-traumatising vulnerable children, because of fundamental misunderstandings about their behaviour, according to a new report.

Why has Japan’s massacre of disabled gone unnoticed?

Recently a mass killing of the disabled occured in Japan but it has gone relatively unnoticed in the mainstream media and drawn little sympathy.

A world with inequality everywhere is a moral and economic threat

There is growing evidence that inequality is increasing not only in Australia but internationally within the advanced industrial economies. This certainly applies to disabled people.

If nature is so good for us, why aren’t all public green spaces accessible?

It is strange that local authorities aren't making all parks and outdoor areas accessible given the good impact they have on our mental health.

School is not always a safe place for students with disability – this has to change

School teachers are struggling to adequately support students with complex needs and school environments allow abuse to occur.

Is social media to blame for the worsening mental health of teenage girls?

With 37% of teenage girls in the UK suffering from psychological distress, and no reason to think Australia would be any different, is social media to blame for the worsening mental health of teenage girls?

Forget about the Olympics, it’s the Paralympics where the true super-humans perform

With the Paralympics starting today, forget about the Olympics, it's the Paralympics where the true super-humans perform.

New continuity of support information for those ineligible for the NDIS

Finally continuity of support information, policies and procedures have been released for those not covered by the NDIS but currently receiving disability care and support services.

Answering the same questions over and over: how to talk to people with dementia

Guidance on how to communicate more effectively with people who have dementia.

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[Video] – DCA’s Winter School Holiday Program 2016 – Auslan version

Winter school holiday program from Deaf Children Australia with Auslan.

Strengthening Disability Advocacy Conference

Full details on an exciting upcoming conference about disability advocacy which will be vital under the NDIS.

REGISTER NOW! Medication Management in Supported Living Settings

A training event in relation to the administration of medications in disability supported living arrangements.

Younger People with Very High & Complex Care Needs Conference

Conference regarding care, housing and support for younger people with severe disabilities 14-15 June in Melbourne