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.
Data suggest that people are living many years in poor health in Africa.
We don't often give our eating habits much thought but the 8% of the population with swallowing disability need to plan carefully to ensure their food is the right texture and eaten at the right pace.
The failures to implement inclusive policy stem from various barriers created by both individuals and the government.
Researchers have found a way to boost damaged spinal cord nerves – in some cases permanently.
South African universities aren't catering to students with hearing problems. Here's what can be done.
The case of a student with Down Syndrome who was denied entry into all eight of the sororities at her school illustrates a broader problem of exclusion for college students with disabilities.
A new study has highlighted the damaging psychological impact of welfare conditionality on disabled people.
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'.
Falls are a major cause of disability in seniors - but there are some clearcut ways to prevent them.
'The Right Trousers' combine soft artificial muscles and electric stimulation to get people moving.