For many disabled students, college is the first time that they're put to the test of making their own way. The experience can be challenging, but there are strategies to help ease the way.
The Americans with Disabilities Act turns 27 this year. But true equality is still out of reach for many – and it's everyone's responsibility to fulfill the promise of the law.
The census needs to count people who identify as having a disability, as well as those who require government support.
The 2016 Census reveals that Australia is becoming much more diverse – in terms of language, country of birth, Indigenous status, and religion.
The Productivity Commission has described the roll-out to the full scheme as “highly ambitious” and expresses concern it risks not being implemented as intended.
They've been deeply affected by austerity, so it's more important than ever for people with learning disabilities to have their say on June 8.
The proposal to drug test welfare recipients needs to be fine-tuned otherwise the government will be targetting the wrong people and be tied up in legal challenges.
Improving the lives of people with autism through technology has benefits for us all and encourages society to take a more inclusive view of disability
Some 20% of Aboriginal Australians suffer long term musculoskeletal pain and to date it has received little attention or recognition.
Video games can provide disabled people with a safe haven, if they can access it.
The NDIS roll-out has been criticised for many glitches, but that doesn't mean the scheme is failing.
Think it's hard for first-home buyers? Ask people with an intellectual disability about it.
We know predators will continue to target the vulnerable, including children and people with disability. The NDIS will mitigate some of the issues in this space, but we need a royal commission too.
A proposed tweak to the copyright laws should make it easier to reversion protected works for people with disabilities.
New rules offer the possibility of an inclusive Australian society that enables people with the highest disability-related support needs to have equal access to mainstream services including housing.
A new study has for first time placed a dollar value on how much it would cost the government to replace those who unofficially care for family members with mental illness.
By excluding prisoners from the NDIS, the federal government is discriminating against prisoners with a disability in direct contravention of our international human rights obligations.
New research has found the UK parliament is fraught with institutionalised ableism
There has been little recognition of how western governments furthered separation of families with disabled children, through immigration policies that ignored postwar humanitarian ideals.
Women living in high financial stress and those who have a disability or chronic health condition are most at risk of economic abuse.