The disability royal commission has heard from thousands of people with disability and their families. But the response must involve everyone.
The new Quarterly Essay weaves personal history and detailed policy analysis, examining the unintended consequences of the NDIS, and how we can best realise the scheme’s original intent.
Avoiding the office commute is just one reason why working from home suits many workers with disability better. Employers need to take a nuanced approach to workplace flexibility.
If people with disability can’t access the NDIS, they’re often left without any services or supports. This needs to change.
Our analysis of part-time work and its impact on wellbeing shows getting more people with disability into employment could save millions in health-care costs.
When we value and respect people with disability, they are less likely to be subjected to harm.
A new study has found autism is the top risk factor for bullying among all neurodiversities.
The short-term NDIS priorities for the new government are to rebuild trust and restore it to its original intention.
Measures to curb growing rates of opioid use are also making it difficult for people with long-term, chronic pain to get ongoing prescriptions.
While public health measures in schools and hospitals aim to reduce COVID transmission, people with disability who have support workers in their homes have largely been forgotten.