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Sensory playgrounds offer more than a swing and slide to engage children

12 February 2018

Sensory playgrounds based on "inclusive design" are now being developed in Sydney's north shore.

University and beyond for adults with an intellectual disability

12 February 2018

A program at Sydney University called Uni 2 Beyond is aimed squarely at opening up the sandstone buildings of Australia's oldest university to adults with intellectual disabilities.

13 year old girl sets up disability charity

12 February 2018

A 13-year old Ballan girl with autism has set up a charity that helps children diagnosed Autism and Intellectual disabilities.

Sydney woman becomes first to complete World Marathon Challenge in a wheelchair

11 February 2018

Johanna Garvin from Sydney has become the first to complete seven marathons in seven days on seven continents in a wheelchair.

Award-winning actor, filmmaker and dancer with disability, to lead Mardi Gras float

08 February 2018

Award-winning actor Daniel Monks will be leading the 'Evolution to Inclusion' float for people with disability in the upcoming Mardi Gras.

Dylan Alcott wins a fourth-straight wheelchair Australian Open title

27 January 2018

On Saturday Dylan Alcott won his fourth-straight quad wheelchair singles title at the Australian Open by defeating top-seeded American David Wagner.

Surfing masterclass for children with visual impairment

26 January 2018

A group of visually impaired children from the New South Wales Hunter region were taught to surf in a masterclass run by Matt Formston, a cycling Paralympian and world champion in adaptive surfing's blind category.

Australian film flips the script on disability

24 January 2018

The short film "Jeremy the Dud" features a world where people with a disability are the mainstream and those who are non-disabled are treated like outsiders.

Job prospects for the future

10 January 2018

Health care, social assistance, data security and technology and construction are tipped to be among the top industries for jobs growth in 2018 and beyond.

Wings for Autism: New program helps WA kids with autism find their wings

02 January 2018

Check out this great initiative to support kids with autism and their families to take the stress out of flying.