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USA: Becoming Disabled

Aug. 24, 2016, 2:38 p.m.

Roughly one in five Americans lives with a disability. So where is our pride movement?

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Quiet signs of success

Aug. 22, 2016, 12:52 p.m.

A cafe in Melbourne run by deaf and hearing impaired staff is helping to break down communication barriers and ready students for the hearing world.

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New risks for disability care workers under the NDIS

Aug. 22, 2016, 12:49 p.m.

While the number of care jobs is growing, cash-for-care systems such as the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) are changing the organisation and nature of care and support jobs, with significant risks for workers.

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Shitstorm: A Short History of NDIS Implementation

Aug. 18, 2016, 10:21 a.m.

At DSC we have now asked thousands of Australians ‘what is one word that sums up how you feel about the NDIS?’. The answers invariably polarise. Some people say fear, confusion, anxiety; while others say: hope, opportunity, control.

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Research looks at people with disability being entrepreneurs

Aug. 15, 2016, 2:05 p.m.

A new research project will look at how people with disability are taking control and creating their own jobs by becoming entrepreneurs, despite facing considerable economic and social exclusion in Australia.

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