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Communication the key for Tashi

May 22 2020

With support from the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), 12-year-old Tashi Robinson, who has Down syndrome, is improving his communication skills and building his confidence. “Tashi’s goals were to build …

Survey of family and friend carers reveals them doing it very tough during COVID-19 pandemic

May 22 2020

“A survey of family and friend carers conducted by the Caring Fairly campaign has revealed that, while the coronavirus and its consequences have impacted negatively on many Australians, family and …

Lifelong learning the goal for Eleni

May 21 2020

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provides Milton local Eleni Seitis, with the support to continue her studies and access her community. Eleni is passionate about education and is currently …

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May 20 2020

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Funding to support carers of people with mental illness during the pandemic appreciated

May 19 2020

“The Government’s announcement on Friday that $3.5 million will be available to support family and friend mental health carers under the National Mental Health and Wellbeing Pandemic Response Plan is …

Sporty Sean making his dreams come true

May 19 2020

Sean Kendrick may be a young Queensland cricket sensation, but it is his success in other sports including running, swimming and triathlon where he is also thriving thanks to supports …

New prosthetics help Louise return to the beach

May 18 2020

When Louise McNeil was 22, a traumatic accident abroad led to the elective amputation of her leg. “When I was a younger person, I was travelling with friends in Italy,” …

From the gym to the garage – Australia’s Paralympic stars continue their preparation at home

May 15 2020

When the first cases of COVID-19 were reported on Australian shores, Brisbane based wheelchair rugby player Mick Ozanne was training hard in preparation for the 2020 Paralympic Games, due to …

Community, communication and capacity building – Josiah’s story.

May 14 2020

With support from the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), 16 year old Josiah is building his communication skills and his physical capacity. Josiah, who has Down syndrome, has been attending …

Tristan’s cricket dreams come true with help from NDIS supports

May 13 2020

A visit to his speech therapist has led to Tristan Clark being chosen for Queensland’s indoor cricket intellectual disability team. The 49-year-old from Manly has been accessing National Disability Insurance …

Passion for fitness fuels Ben’s business

May 12 2020

With a passion for fitness, Ben Luscombe saw a need to establish a local sports recovery centre available to everyone, including people with disability. Ben, who has hearing loss, said …

‘A gap in the market’ – The Benefits of Inclusive Fashion

May 11 2020

Five years ago, Jessie Sadler’s mum had a fall while out shopping, badly damaging her elbows in the process. “Her injuries prevented her from dressing or moving her arms as …