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New Sesame Street Muppet has a disability

New Sesame Street Muppet has a disability

07 April 2022
There’s a new Muppet on the Sesame Street block, and she uses a wheelchair.
SA Police recruits to undertake autism training

SA Police recruits to undertake autism training

06 April 2022
April is Autism Awareness Month - we continue our series of articles focussing on autism and autistic people throughout the month. Police recruits...
A proud autistic wheelchair user shares their story

A proud autistic wheelchair user shares their story

31 March 2022
April is World Autism Month and we at Developing Australian Communities love to share your stories and perspectives. From participants, carers and ...
Support worker’s guide to working with allied health professionals

Support worker’s guide to working with allied health professionals

29 March 2022
Hireup support worker Alax McGilvray explains the importance of attending her client Domenico’s allied health appointments to confidently implement...
MATES helps people with a disability learn to swim

MATES helps people with a disability learn to swim

29 March 2022
Swim programs Austswim and Kids Alive Do The Five have joined forces to make swimming more accessible for people living with a disability.
Auslan to be taught in NSW schools from 2023

Auslan to be taught in NSW schools from 2023

22 March 2022
New South Wales public schools will have the option of providing Auslan classes to students from kindergarten to Year 10 from next year.
More fiction by Australian authors with disability crucial for disabled people's representation

More fiction by Australian authors with disability crucial for disabled people's representation

13 January 2022
Continuing our hunt for Aussie authors living with a disability and writing for younger (and older) people to help educate about their disability, ...
Aussie authors living with a disability write to inspire kids who also live with a disability

Aussie authors living with a disability write to inspire kids who also live with a disability

30 December 2021
I remember the day a woman from Hearing Australia came to my son’s Year 1 class to explain to his peers why he had this funny-looking thing in his ...
How teachers can communicate with students with a disability

How teachers can communicate with students with a disability

11 November 2021
Did you know that 9% of Australian school students live with a disability? That’s one in 10 students?!
Helping NDIS participants find a job after leaving school

Helping NDIS participants find a job after leaving school

11 October 2021
It’s getting to that time of year when school leavers will be hitting the job search trail but how do NDIS participants find a job they like?
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