NDIS Event: Melbourne Disability Housing Options Showcase

Details of upcoming event in Melbourne showcasing various disability housing options under the NDIS so that disabled people can live in the community.

Sex and disability: a hot topic

Disabled people can have "normal" sexual and romantic relationships but the media often portrays people with disabilities as a novelty and not capable of normal relationships.

How disability hate crime affects our everyday lives, and what we can do to fight it.

What are the root causes of disability hate crime and how it affects the disabled.

NDIS and Government refuse to confront & address problems discovered in scheme

The NDIS scheme rollout has left this disabled person far worse off financially and yet the NDIA and Government aren't trying to solve the problem.

Storm clouds over the future of mental health and disability services & NDIS

The mental health sector is in the midst of “a perfect storm” of change, as one speaker put it during the recent VICSERV #TowardsRecovery conference in Melbourne. Most mental health services are being rolled into the NDIS & providers are not ready.

How to create a team of disability support workers that can manage themselves

Discussion on how to effectively manage a team of disability support workers and minimize problems.

Storm clouds over the future of mental health and disability services & NDIS

The mental health sector is in the midst of “a perfect storm” of change, as one speaker put it during the recent VICSERV #TowardsRecovery conference in Melbourne. Most mental health services are being rolled into the NDIS & providers are not ready.

For better mental health, advocate for fairer, more inclusive societies

Mental health advocates should be campaigning for more equal, inclusive and stronger communities, says Dr Simon Duffy at the Towards Recovery conference in Melbourne.

Vulnerable Canadians at Risk with Alberta Court of Appeal Decision

International news concerning disability and mental health from PR NewsWire.

Duo Security Brings Accessibility to User Authentication

International disability news courtesy of PR NewsWire.

For better mental health, advocate for fairer, more inclusive societies

Mental health advocates should be campaigning for more equal, inclusive and stronger communities, says Dr Simon Duffy at the Towards Recovery conference in Melbourne.

4 ways ableism in my elementary school left me completely traumatized

A personal story of bullying and other issues during school years.

Mencap campaign calls on OkCupid to apologise and remove an offensive question

A dating website includes a highly offensive question around IQ as part of its signup process.

Special needs teacher speaks about moment she saved Flight JQ527

A special needs teacher came to the rescue of a child with down syndrome on a Jetstar flight.

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!

Mencap campaign calls on OkCupid to apologise and remove an offensive question

A dating website includes a highly offensive question around IQ as part of its signup process.

Disability and accessible tourism: the ultimate guide

Learn about the ultimate guide to accessible tourism & how to have a fun and accessible holiday or trip.

Sex and disability: a hot topic

Disabled people can have "normal" sexual and romantic relationships but the media often portrays people with disabilities as a novelty and not capable of normal relationships.

How to create a team of disability support workers that can manage themselves

Discussion on how to effectively manage a team of disability support workers and minimize problems.

Budget 2016: $136m boost for My Aged Care But Not For Clients!

A headline announcement that gives extra funding to the call centre but nothing to direct service delivery under My Aged care.

Potential My Aged Care Impact: Budget outlines aged care shake-up

Aged Care funding is being cut and this may impact harshly on care of the disabled through the My Aged Care system.

NDIS Event: Melbourne Disability Housing Options Showcase

Details of upcoming event in Melbourne showcasing various disability housing options under the NDIS so that disabled people can live in the community.

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.