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No Don Burke, there is no link between autism or Aspergers...

Don Burke blames his sexual harassment and bullying behaviour on Aspergers / Autism despite there being absolutely no link to suggest this is the case and this will lead to worse attitudes towards people with Autism.

Dane Waites’ dream was to run from Perth to Pambula

Dane is an elite athlete who has spent the past 14 years training for his run across Australia. He has classic autism.

My Disability Matters Launches Partnership With The Benevolent Society

The Benevolent Society & My Disability Matters have launched a partnership whereby TBS will create a community for their clients within The My Disability Matters Club and sponsor the My Disability Matters Community and MDM News Site. Learn more about this exciting initiative for the NDIS & disability sector in Australia.

Wondering how to make the NDIS work for you? You’re not...

We got our heads together and came up with the Top 5 things we think you need to know if you’re still waiting to transition to the new world of the NDIS. 

NDIS: With big change comes a whole heap of learning

Trying to understand how the NDIS system works can be difficult.

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.

Support Better Goals website and app development on Start Some Good

Learn all about the Better Goals website and App for helping manage your plan and budget under the NDIS.

The School for Social Entrepreneurs Australia to close its doors

Some very sad news that the School For Social Enterprise Australia is closing down. We are personally benefitting from the SSE and the Macquarie Kickstarter program.

NDIS: Annual report Released

The NDIA has finally released the 2015-2016 Annual report with all the stats and progress on the NDIS scheme.

NDIS nominees and appointments of guardians

Analysis around some guardianship cases involving disabled people receiving NDIS supports - when should a guardian or nominee be appointed under the NDIS?

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