The global knowledge-sharing event will hit Melbourne in November.
From tragedy to a new normal.
We must challenge existing work practices and create a culture that embraces diversity.
Gaten Matarazzo, who plays Dustin on "Stranger Things," has a disability ― and he's not ashamed of it. Last week on the British talk show "The Jonathan Ro Show," he opened up about his cleidocranial...
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You can now watch the Paralympics with complete confidence.
Because pain may be unseen, but it should not be unspoken.
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'Any person with a disability will tell you the most disabling thing in our lives is people’s attitudes.'
This kind of extreme hate crime against people in the special needs and disabled community is not common. Thankfully, when we see this on the news, our hands fly to our faces in horror because it is so rare. We should be horrified. It is horrifying. But I don’t think we can be entirely surprised.
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It's not okay to silence a group of people such as those in the disabled and special needs community or to speak for them and take away their voices. But likewise, it's not okay to silence the carers of those with special needs, who have their own challenges to share.
You represent my worst parking nightmare. Every time I park in a disabled space I fear judgement. Before opening the door I always survey who is watching. I then brace myself for the dirty looks, the sniggers and remarks. And today, you have delivered.
But imagine what life would be like if you couldn’t just pick up a phone and talk to a friend, loved one or colleague. You couldn’t phone for a haircut appointment, change a restaurant booking, or call a help desk.
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'No sight, great vision'.
The $400 million plan will seek a Royal Commission over four years.