A new study has been examining what holds back sight-impaired users from using smartphones, computers and the internet.
The NDIS has good intentions, but its design doesn't seem to support the unique needs of Indigenous people living with a disability, particularly if they're living in remote communities.
People with intellectual disability experience higher rates of mental ill health than the rest of the population, so NDIS can be doubly relevant.
The NDIS aims to help people with disability live more independently. It was hoped this would reduce carers' responsibilities and allow them more time to work. But evidence shows this hasn't happened.
The NDIS is required by law to provide 'reasonable and necessary' supports. But what this means is often subjective, and depends on the assessor.
Dwarf wrestling is a spectacle that harks back to the Victorian age of 'freak shows'.
Saturday isn't just the first day of fall. It's also the 10th annual National Falls Prevention Awareness Day. Falls are a major cause of disability in seniors. Experts explain ways to prevent them.
'The Right Trousers' combine soft artificial muscles and electric stimulation to get people moving.
An emphasis on the autonomy of people with learning disabilities has put distance between care workers and the people they support.
People with disabilities face barriers to sexual expression. New technologies can help, but we need to look at both the opportunities and risks these developments bring.
There's a lot we can do to make society more accessible for people with communication disability.
We don't actually know how NDIS participants weigh their personal goals and then make choices about achieving them through services, supports, therapies and interventions.
New research shows the effect of bullying on disabled teenagers and suggests what schools can do to help.
Interviewees report being told their identity is just a 'phase'.
Low expectations influence disabled young people's educational attainment, finds new study.
Even though people with autism are more likely to think about concrete stuff rather than abstract feelings, anxiety still exists and, if not recognised, can cause significant problems.
Facilitated Communication began in Australia in the 1980s to help people with disabilities communicate, but it has since been shown to replace the voice of the person with that of the facilitator.
Treasurer Scott Morrison abandoned the proposed increase to the Medicare levy to pay for the NDIS. Here's what you need to know about how the NDIS is funded, and how cost predictions have changed.
The NDIS is set to reshape Australian cities. But to achieve meaningful participation of people with disabilities, urban communities and services will also need to take action.
Rwandan girls with disabilities are challenging domination and stereotypes in a male-dominated setting.