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Acting CEO of the NDIA, Vicki Rundle, said the latest COAG NDIS Quarterly Report for 1 April 2019 to 30 June 2019 shows the strong progress the NDIS has made.
Well-intentioned people are failing to see the entire child and that child’s immense potential because they see the child’s disability first, according to an inclusive education researcher.
The Centre for Workplace Leadership, in consultation with the Australian Network on Disability, examined ‘best-practice’ organisations in Australia to understand how they utilised workplace adjustments towards the inclusion of people with disability in the workplace.
Children and Young People with Disability Australia want to know about your school education experiences. Complete… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Disability Justice Australia Inc. (DJA) is currently accepting Expressions of Interest for 2 new board members. ow.ly/mofE50vv2rd
Read all about it! NDIA employment outcomes report investigates the employment experience of NDIS participants and… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…
Have your say! The Australian Government is inviting submissions for the NDIS Planning Inquiry - closing date is 6… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…