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People With Disabilities Have A Lot To Offer Employers

Australia needs policies that capitalise on the strengths of people with disability. Disability employment is a huge problem even though disabled people have a lot to offer employers.

Disability, sex and relationships: stopping anxiety getting in the way of...

Some tips on managing anxiety when searching for a relationship as a person with disability.

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.

Australian High Court sanctions discrimination against the deaf

The Australian High Court has delivered a judgment that permits discrimination against a deaf person who wished to be a juror in Queensland.

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

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

Don’t blame the computer for NDIS IT bungle

The implementation and testing of the NDIA portal software system has been an absolute unmitigated disaster for the NDIA, service providers and disabled participants but who is to blame?

ABC Fails To Consider Discriminatory Impact Of Transcript Cutbacks On The...

The ABC will now only transcribe one key interview from key news and current affair radio programs and has failed To Consider Discriminatory Impact Of Transcript Cutbacks On The Deaf & Hearing Impaired

3 harmful ways casual ableism shows up in our everyday language

Are you using casual ableism in your everyday language? It’s widely accepted in our society, so you might be doing it without knowing about the meaning or impact of what you’re saying.

More flexibility needed in NDIS planning

The NDIS planning and funding allocation process is treating people with the same disability similarly which is not always appropriate and doesn't allow for flexibility and individual circumstances.

Parents of Deaf Children, Stuck in the Middle of an Argument

Thought provoking article about whether parents should teach their partially deaf children sign language or purely spoken and written English.