This guide will help you locate resources about a wide range of topics relating to the area of disability including person centred planning, social inclusion, human and legal rights, advocacy, types of disability and much more.
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A series of videos created by the National Disability Insurance Scheme Launch Transition Agency (National Disability Insurance Agency)
The protest of power and disability activism : "It's not as sexy as gay rights or climate change"
A new Australian documentary, Defiant Lives, traces the history of disability rights at home and abroad, with the aim of challenging the movement's erasure. Article from The Guardian Australian edition.
The Australian Human Rights Commission has recently released Disability Discrimination Commissioner, Alastair McEwin’s findings from the National “Shaping our Future: Discussions on Disability Rights” Consultations. More information is available via the link https://www.humanrights.gov.au/our-work/disability-rights/projects/disability-discrimination-commissioner-national-consultations
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Dr Jordan Nguyen is a biomedical engineer. Riley Saban is a 13-year-old kid with cerebral palsy. Together they develop extraordinary, cutting edge technology that gives young Riley superhuman powers. (Part 1 of 2) ABC. Broadcast date 24.5.2016. Duration 27 mins.
Biomedical engineer Dr Jordan Nguyen continues his quest to change the life of 13-year-old Riley. In Part 2 they want to push the boundaries of cutting edge technology to see if Riley can drive a car. ABC. Broadcast date 31.5.2016. Duration 28 mins.
Read these full-text journals online - To search for articles on specific topics, use the database search links on this page.
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The world’s first-ever pop girl group with disabilities, 'The Sisters of Invention', is about to launch a music video that could change the face of pop music forever.
Watch Episode 1 HERE.
Available on ABC iView until 31st August 2019
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