The reluctance by many to accept or even debate the intersection between old age and disability highlights how society struggles to construct differences in ability.
As the NDIS roll-out begins, Australia faces a housing shortfall affecting up to 122,000 participants. Developing smart technology and design offers more independent living for people with disability.
Prevalence of MS in some areas and not others have led researchers to investigate whether there's a link between the disease and a lack of vitamin D.
The single diagnosis of cerebral palsy covers a wide range of conditions with many different contributing factors that interact in varying ways.
When buildings began to rise from the ruins and the rubble, the planners missed an opportunity to create a better society.
The government faces pressure to means test benefits to stop richer elderly people claiming at the expense of their poorer peers.
Bold programming at the Edinburgh Fringe challenges the engrained tick-box culture, which at its worst, serves only to pay lip service to diversity.
The NDIS is a social policy reform that, at its heart, requires an understanding of the lived experience of people with disability.
Adding a camera that can work out where sound is coming from could make hearing aids smarter.
The Americans with Disabilities Act turned 25 on July 26. Some of the changes that it ushered in are reflected every day on our campuses, through technologies that allow people to learn and to work.
A new report into progress made since the Winterbourne View abuse scandal says despite call for radical change, not much has been happening.
The decision about whether to say a 'person with autism' or an 'autistic person' is never clear cut.
Tim McCallum’s performance on The Voice wowed viewers, and offers an opportunity advance social understandings of disability.
David Cameron has tried to claim the clothes of social justice for the Conservatives. It's time he took them off.
While the disability system has undergone significant and important reforms over the past three decades, many problems remain. We're still failing to protect people with disabilities.
Career development is the nexus between employment and education. It can be used to bolster disabled youngsters' confidence and show them what jobs are available after school.
More than 7,000 young Australians with disabilities are forced to live in nursing homes because they're unable to find suitable accommodation that meets their needs. But this may be about to change.
Why is it still so common that blind people are presumed to be unemployed?
Our notions of what makes a person a desirable 'love interest' are often superficial and involve an element of deception. For someone with a severe disability, finding love is even more complicated
Makies, the #toyslikeme campaign and the broader focus on disability in digital spaces show we are in the midst of a significant shift towards an inclusive world view of disability.