Kmart introduces a new range of fashion dolls

Inclusive fashion dolls by Kmart

Kmart has recently introduced a new range of fashion dolls, sharing their commitment to inclusion and diversity. John Gualtieri (Kmart Retail Director Australia & New Zealand) states, “We’ve dressed them in trendy outfits and named them ‘Fashion Dolls,’ to show they are just like their able-bodied friends. We want all of our customers, especially our littlest […]

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City of Playford’s first ‘Changing Places facility’ is open

City of Playford's Changing Place Facility

City of Playford opened their new ‘Changing Places facility’ to complement their upgraded all-abilities play-space in Fremont Park. The building is next to the existing toilet block. This facility is reported to provide suitable amenities to meet the needs of people with complex disabilities and their carers, who cannot otherwise use standard accessible toilets. The […]

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The 17th International (Virtual) Conference on Positive Behavior Support by APBS

The 17th International Conference on Positive Behavior Support was intended to be held in Miami in March 2020, but was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. APBS (Association for Positive Behavior Support) have since made the conference available online; many presenters who had planned to join the Conference in Miami have  recorded their presentations.  Those […]

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Association for Positive Behaviour Support Australia website now live

The Association for Positive Behaviour Support Australia (APBSA) aims to improve the access to and scope of PBIS (Positive Behaviour Interventions and Support) implementation across Australia. This is being achieved through a cooperative approach that promotes innovation, the sharing of information and resources across and between university and school sectors. APBSA connects nationally and internationally […]

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Restrictive Practices Issues Paper – Royal Commission

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability (the Royal Commission) has released their latest Issues Paper which looks at the use and impact of restrictive practices on people with disability. The Royal Commission want to know about the effects of restrictive practice on people with disability and are interested […]

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Information Resource: The Spectrum website

The Spectrum website is a free resource. It shares common questions and answers about autism, information about the autism diagnosis, discusses how to get a diagnosis, strategies & interventions, and supports & services. The website can be accessed in a number of languages and uses both person-first language (“person with autism”) and identity-first language (“autistic person”) […]

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