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Living with Dystonia

Living with Dystonia

Recently, there has been a greater push to have disability visible in the media and represented across the board in politics, entertainment, and the workplace. This is fantastic and we applaud this, but the types of disability we see in these spaces are usually the more widely known ones, such as Down’s Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder and Multiple Sclerosis.

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Living with Multiple Sclerosis

Living with Multiple Sclerosis

Imagine you’ve had a fully functioning body for 35+ years and then one day, something doesn’t feel right. You lose sensation on one side; your vision blurs and you feel dizzy. It must be a pinched nerve, you assume. After a while, your body goes back to its normal...

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NAIDOC Week and disability

NAIDOC Week and disability

With NAIDOC week being celebrated on 3-10 July, this month, we’re taking a look at disability in Australia’s Indigenous communities. Disability affects the Indigenous population at almost two times the rate it does non-Indigenous Australians. This often comes with a...

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Empowering your child living with a disability

Empowering your child living with a disability

Children living with disabilities, whether mental or physical, are starting out in life with a few extra challenges. Not only because of their disability but also because of the stigma and stereotypes they are likely to experience throughout their life.

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Destigmatising Autism Spectrum Disorder

Destigmatising Autism Spectrum Disorder

As humans, it’s in our nature to fear the unknown, the unfamiliar, the different. If you go back to primitive times, that’s how we survived – by approaching anything we didn’t understand with caution. We no longer live in primitive times now, but that tendency has...

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Understanding Asperger’s

Understanding Asperger’s

February 18th is International Asperger’s Awareness Day. In light of that, we’re turning the spotlight on Asperger’s this month, so that you can better understand what it is, how it manifests, and how you can support a person living with Asperger’s.

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Destigmatising disability

Destigmatising disability

The stigma surrounding disability often comes from a lack of understanding and familiarity with the subject. It is the fear of the unknown.

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