Around 6,000 Australians aged under 65 still live in nursing homes, cut off from their families and peers, with inadequate support for their disabilities.
How Australia treats migrants with health conditions and disabilities is discriminatory, obscure and unfair, as the UN will hear later this month.
Specialists offer a series of tips on how parents of children with autism spectrum disorder can help their children communicate with more people and in different places.
As politicians focus on the inauguration of a new parliament in October, supporters of the bill are concerned the bill might not be passed.
The Vietnam War ended in 1975. But it's still harming the health of Vietnamese people born after the conflict ended.
A woman with a disability has won the right to have a sex therapist funded under the NDIS. This sets a positive precedent, but the NDIS should go further and fund sex worker services, too.
If you're poor, female, or live in rural Australia, you're less likely to access the NDIS or get as much bang for your buck.
Interviews with students who have a vision impairment show they wish their teachers and friends knew more about them. Here are the four key messages they want to communicate.
Lee, who is blind and autistic, upended the assumption, held by many, that people with disabilities lack rich interior lives.
The government now has a dedicated NDIS minister. Here are the four key areas of the scheme that need attention.
Abuses of disability diagnoses cheat students with disabilities who are now more likely to face skepticism about their diagnoses.
Disability is a sensitive topic. Fear of saying the wrong thing prevents people from having important conversations about disability. Here is a guide to get past those barriers.
A country's tax policies say a lot about what it values – and some of America's tend to promote inequality.
Disability, autonomy and euthanasia – an uncomfortable debate.
People with disability face a number of barriers to justice, not least that crimes against them are often seen as less serious. This needs to stop.
There are systemic problems with the way mainstream schooling treats students with disabilities. A Royal Commission would shed light on these issues and give us a way forward to a more equal future.
Researchers have successfully used 'epidural spinal cord stimulation' with patients to improve bowel function, restore blood pressure control and increase upper-body exercise capacity.
There's a notable disparity between the rate of employment for people with and without disabilities, especially in certain pockets of the US.
It's important for the child and their achievement at school that there is a good parent-teacher-student partnership.
Tailored VR technology is helping creating digital musical instruments that musicians with disabilities can play.