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Breaking the stigma around aged care

As we age most of us want to stay in our own homes as long as possible and home care is one fantastic option that allows us to do this.

Supreme Court rules that bedroom tax discriminated against people with disabilities

Social housing tenants who were judged to have a ‘spare’ bedroom had their housing benefits payments cut. This has been challenged for some cases.

An open letter to Members of the Parliament of SA

A response to the voluntary euthanasia bill which is currently before the South Australian Parliament.

NDIS Board Recruiter must be replaced

Not one of the potential candidates for NDIS Board positions has either a disclosed disability or lived experience of disability.

More than half of workers stay silent about mental health issues

UK research shows over 50% of people who take sick days for mental health reasons, do not reveal the reason to their boss.

The employment story of a young man with cerebral palsy

An interview with Nick about his work and volunteer experiences.

[Video] Wheels of Fortune

Some people just don’t know how to deal with someone in a wheelchair.

[Research] Behavioural activation as effective as cognitive behavioural therapy for depression

BA encourages people to focus on meaningful activities driven by their own personal values as a way of overcoming depression.

When the sheltered workshop closes

The move from a facility-based approach to integrated community employment supports.

Becoming Disabled

Roughly one in five Americans lives with a disability. So where is our pride movement?

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