How attitudes disable – University of Melbourne

Rethinking our assumptions about people with impairments is a critical step towards more inclusiveness Social epidemiologist Professor Eric Emerson argues that “disability” and “being disabled” really refer to the effects of social and economic marginalisation of people with certain types of physical or mental impairments, and not the personal impact of the impairments themselves. Listen […]

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Dying to Talk – Award winning video

Dying to Talk This video is the centrepiece of the ongoing research partnership between Sunshine, the University of Sydney, Keele University in the UK, and Western Sydney University. Sunshine, research partner with Centre for Disability Research and Policy, is very proud to launch the award-winning Dying to Talk video at http://sunshinelgd.org.au/about-us/research/ The Dying to Talk […]

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ISAAC 2018 AACcess All Areas 18th Biennial Conference 21-26 July 2018, QLD

ISAAC is excited to announce the 18th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication, ISAAC 2018, will be held at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, on July 21-26, 2018. JOIN ISAAC for AAC events and perspectives, the latest in research and clinical innovations, workshops, seminars, exhibits, social […]

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Cricket available to all players (SA)

Cricket available to all players: The South Australian Cricket Association (SACA) is committed to providing accessible options for all players. Current options include blind cricket, deaf cricket, cricket for people with intellectual disability and entry-level programs for children with disability. SACA also sends teams to participate in competitions such as the National Cricket Inclusion Championships, […]

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