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Is there A Connection Between Gut Health and Autism?

05 July 2019

Insights into the link between gut health and the mind. Researchers continue to seek new ways of improving quality of life for people with autism in addressing their symptoms by way of improved gut health.

Job Centre Australia: Providing More Employment Opportunities for Participants

18 June 2019

Job Centre Australia’s (JCAL) disability employment programs and services grant NDIS participants work placement opportunities, improving their skills and self-confidence within the workforce.

Funding For Children with Disabilities in Queensland

18 June 2019

In response to high demand from families, up to $63.6 million of funding has been placed into Early Childhood Development Programs (ECDP) for children with a disability under the age of five. Open for registration, the programs offer educational support services, strengthening knowledge and ultimately increasing student participation levels at school.

NDIS Funding for Dysphagia Sufferers

18 June 2019

Due to the vast number of people who suffer from Dysphagia – the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) deemed it necessary that NDIS funding cover the costs of fluid thickeners and nutritional support products for those affected by the condition.

Governments commit $40m to keep Ability Links NSW disability program

14 March 2019

After reports of the state government stopping funding for the Ability Links NSW disability program, the NSW and federal governments announced at least $40.1 million in 2019-20 to keep the program going.

Inclusive playground to honour Quentin

13 March 2019

The SA government will provide funding to build an inclusive playground in Adelaide to commemorate disability advocate, Quentin Kenihan.

New support for people with disability and mental illness

05 March 2019

The NSW government will spend $4.4 million over the next four years to establish two mental health hubs that can customise treatments for people with intellectual disability.

‘Fearless Express’ Mardi Gras float

01 March 2019

‘The Fearless Express’ float in the Sydney Mardi Gras parade promotes the right to inclusion for people with disability.

Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019

26 February 2019

On 14 March 2019, the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 will hold its opening ceremony.

The Heights and sassy schoolgirl Sabine, brought to life with 'authentic' casting

22 February 2019

Bridie McKim who has cerebral palsy stars in the new television drama The Heights.