Australia’s first Career Development Learning (CDL) Hub for students with disability

NCSEHE-led project to establish Australia’s first dedicated national Career Development Learning Hub for students with disability A new National Careers Institute (NCI) Partnership Grant project led by the NCSEHE will establish Australia’s first Career Development Learning (CDL) Hub for students with disability. The CDL Hub will provide an accessible range [...]

By |2021-02-16T01:51:44+00:00February 16th, 2021|Articles, Resources|Comments Off on Australia’s first Career Development Learning (CDL) Hub for students with disability

Employment Support Coordination – Professional Development

The NDIA aims to have 30 per cent of participants of a working age in meaningful employment by 30 June 2023 and it is busy making changes to the NDIS funding for employment. But low expectations, ongoing and systemic discrimination and complex employment support systems persist as barriers to reaching [...]

By |2021-02-03T04:56:10+00:00February 3rd, 2021|Professional development|Comments Off on Employment Support Coordination – Professional Development

Youth Disability Advocacy Service (YDAS) Young Leaders Program 2021 Update

We are looking for 6 disabled young Victorians aged 20 to 25 to help us redesign the program for their age group. Please share the copy below! We will be running 4 more groups of workshops again this year, all online, but two will be for 14-19 year olds and [...]

By |2021-01-29T01:33:51+00:00January 29th, 2021|Events|Comments Off on Youth Disability Advocacy Service (YDAS) Young Leaders Program 2021 Update

CYDA and UNSW Research – Transitions for Young People

Are you a young person with disability aged 15 to 24? Did you move from school in 2020 or are you moving from your school this year to work, do further study or something different? Children and Young People with Disability Australia (CYDA) is partnering with the University of New [...]

By |2021-01-28T00:44:39+00:00January 28th, 2021|Research|Comments Off on CYDA and UNSW Research – Transitions for Young People

Host NDIS info sessions and workshops

What is this all about? Australian Federation of Disability Organisations (AFDO) has funding to host 47 information sessions all over Australia and online between May and December this year. The workshop information and booklets are all ready to go - but we need a few more people with disability from different parts [...]

By |2021-01-27T00:52:26+00:00January 26th, 2021|Events, Resources|Comments Off on Host NDIS info sessions and workshops

The voices of children and young people with disability

The primary purpose of this work was to ensure that children and young people with disabilities in NSW had the opportunity to express their voices, opinions and experiences in line with the principle of participation emphasised in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), the Convention [...]

By |2021-01-28T00:23:54+00:00January 25th, 2021|Research|Comments Off on The voices of children and young people with disability

Pathways to Tertiary Education (P2T) 2021 Short Survey

Your feedback is important to us! Pathways to Tertiary Education (P2T) is an online series of events being held in 2021 aimed at improving the transition from secondary school into tertiary education for students with disability. P2T is a virtual opportunity for students, parents/carers to connect with TAFE and university disability [...]

By |2020-12-16T22:20:13+00:00December 16th, 2020|Events|Comments Off on Pathways to Tertiary Education (P2T) 2021 Short Survey

Victorian state disability plan 2021 -24- Consultations open

Consultation for the next state disability plan re-opened on 3 December 2020 on International Day of People with Disability after a break during the year due to coronavirus (COVID-19).  This years  international day of people with disability is “Building Back Better: toward a disability-inclusive, accessible and sustainable post COVID-1 World”. Coronavirus [...]

By |2020-12-14T00:40:11+00:00December 14th, 2020|Events, Policy, Resources|Comments Off on Victorian state disability plan 2021 -24- Consultations open

International Day of People with Disability 2020

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) is annually observed on 3 December to promote the full and equal participation of persons with disabilities and to take action for the inclusion of persons with disabilities in all aspects of society and development. This year, the International Day of Persons [...]

By |2020-12-14T00:17:13+00:00December 14th, 2020|Articles, Policy, Research, Resources|Comments Off on International Day of People with Disability 2020

New Resources for Schools Exploring Disability and Inclusion

The Attitude Foundation has released a new resource exploring disability and Inclusion.  This study guide to accompany Perspective Shift has been written for students in Years 9 – 12.  It provides information and suggestions for learning activities in Years 9 – 10 in the following learning areas: English – The Arts – [...]

By |2020-12-07T01:12:25+00:00December 7th, 2020|Resources|Comments Off on New Resources for Schools Exploring Disability and Inclusion