Diversity has stepped into the spotlight during this year’s film award season, with four of the nine film nominations for “Best Picture” Oscar featuring disability-related themes.
Nippers programs are a bronzed-Aussie tradition on our beaches, and a new program is set to make them more accessible to kids who have special needs.
Like most nine year olds, Lilly Cascun is a vivacious young girl whose heart is bursting with big dreams for the future. Unlike her peers, Lilly was born with a vision impairment that has left her completely blind since birth.
Dinesh Palipana was one of the best interns to have ever graduated from the Griffith School of Medicine, excelling in his chosen field of study despite having the additional challenge of being quadriplegic.
Connor Guillet has a new best mate. Her name is Ellie, a foster dog. This kind of story plays out on a regular basis all over the world, but Connor and Ellie share a special bond – they communicate through sign language.
There’s a new social media platform in town and it aims to facilitate connections between disabled people. “My Disability Matters” was created by Tasmanian man Dale Reardon, who was increasingly frustrated by the accessibility issues he encountered with mainstream social media platforms like