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Understanding & supporting teenage students with hearing loss

Teens and hearing loss are complex topics by themselves. Combined, they represent a challenge that often leaves parents wondering how they will live through this period of their child’s life, teens on an emotional roller coaster from “leave me alone” to “pay attention to me,” and teachers seeking guidance to help understand and work effectively […]

Source: Deafness Forum of Australia

Disability Royal Commission: help fix submission form

To help people give their information to the Disability Royal Commission* a submission form was designed. DANA explained to the Commissioners that there were problems with their submission form: the questions were too long and complicated not all questions aligned with best trauma-informed practice the ordering of the questions could be improved the need for […]

Source: DANA

Reviewing the National Disability Insurance Scheme

The Australian Government promised last year to develop and legislate an NDIS Participant Service Guarantee to improve participant experiences with the NDIS. To do this, the Government commissioned a review of the NDIS legislation – Mr David Tune was appointed as the independent reviewer – it became known as the ‘Tune Review’. The review looked […]

Source: DANA

Reviewing the NDIS

The Australian Government promised last year to develop and legislate an NDIS Participant Service Guarantee to improve participant experiences with the National Disability Insurance Scheme. To do this, the Government commissioned a review of the NDIS legislation – Mr David Tune was appointed as the independent reviewer – it became known as the ‘Tune Review’. […]

Source: Deafness Forum of Australia

Aged Care Royal Commission

“The greatest single disaster in Australia is to grow old. There is no place at the fireside for them. Old age is unhappy for all except the most fortunate, but when it is accompanied by loneliness and disappearance of all meaning from life it is doubly so.” Donald Horne, The Lucky Country (1964) Read a […]

Source: Deafness Forum of Australia

Bushfire Disaster Media Release

Source: Inclusion Australia

On 15 January 2020, Inclusion Australia put out a Media Release about the bushfire crisis with People With Disability Australia (PWDA), Disability Advocacy Network Australia (DANA) and IDEAS.  You can read the full Media Release here or continue reading:  People with disability must be part of bushfire plans and recovery The current bushfire crisis across Australia has highlighted […]

Source: Inclusion Australia

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