disability

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A panel at UNSW Sydney has discussed some of the challenges faced by people with disabilities when trying to access digital platforms. 

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People with intellectual disability experience higher rates of mental ill health than the rest of the population, so NDIS can be doubly relevant.

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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.

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The researchers' vision is for direct communication between a wired brain and an external device, an achievement that could revolutionise health care, entertainment and the way humans interact with their environments.

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Treasurer Scott Morrison abandoned the proposed increase to the Medicare levy to pay for the NDIS. Here's what you need to know about how the NDIS is funded, and how cost predictions have changed.

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The Australian Government has nominated UNSW’s Rosemary Kayess for the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.

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UNSW PhD candidate Antoni Tsaputra outlines how disability-inclusive budgeting can ensure full and effective participation of people with disability.

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New research has found that the NDIS pricing system does not cover the full costs of disability support and will fail to provide high quality services.

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Some people with disabilities may not require government supports, meaning they wouldn’t have been counted as having a disability in the Census, write Karen Fisher and Sally Robinson.

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A new institute focusing on disability will harness research and innovation across all UNSW faculties and disciplines.

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