People with disability in prison may need help with personal hygiene, reading, filling in forms, understanding rules, participating in criminal justice proceedings, or making complaints.
While men and women experience disability at similar rates, men are more likely to be diagnosed with disabilities more readily supported by the NDIS.
In a new survey, almost two-thirds of parents reported having trouble securing a vaccination for their child or children with disability.
A seven week survey asked questions on the experiences of students with disabilities and their families when schools across Australia had mostly closed, and children learnt remotely.
New research shows almost 20% of families caring for children with special needs were unable to buy essential medication during coronavirus.