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Many people want to go ‘back to normal’, but this isn’t possible for many disabled people.
People with intellectual disability told us they want better transport, employment and better maintained public toilets and pedestrian crossings. But many said their opinions were rarely sought.
We surveyed people with disability and carers after a major flood in the Northern Rivers area of New South Wales area. Some of the stories were shocking.
Peter Tully, QDN Peer Leader in conversation with Kristie McKenna, Emergency Manager, Ipswich Council discussing disability inclusive disaster risk reduction.
Disability-inclusive disaster planning means people get support matched to their needs, frees up emergency services and makes emergency managers’ jobs easier. It boosts disaster resilience for everyone.
Diversity takes different forms.
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Logical thinking, curiosity, evidence-based decision making and fresh perspectives are all benefits brought by neurodiversity.
Online learning can create problems for students, particularly those with disabilities, unless platforms and content are designed with accessibility and inclusion in mind.
Only a little over 5% of the 10.8 million people with disabilities entering the workforce in Indonesia have experienced college education.
Despite laws that prohibit discrimination against persons with disabilities, very few universities in Indonesia have dedicated units that provide special needs services.
Lizzo’s hit songs include a lot of profanity.
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A cognitive scientist observes that the words that bother college-age Americans today can cause harm.
Providing ramps where there are steps or stairs is just one way to help people with a disability get around.
It doesn’t take much to start making it easier for people with a disability to get around a city.
Athletes from Thailand in action during the Asian Para Games 2018.
The work towards disability inclusion needs a continuous sustained effort involving government down to the village level working together with people with disabilities.