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Disability and budget 2017 – what’s missing?

May 11, 2017, 12:25 p.m.

The federal budget makes some welcome funding inclusions affecting people with disability but what’s missing is education reform for students with disability, writes advocate Stephanie Gotlib.


Looking for work with a learning disability: 'You feel like a failure'

May 11, 2017, 11:04 a.m.

"I went for an interview last week – a van job, cleaning – and I told them I had autism,” explains Christopher Burns, 40, in Cornwall. “The interviewer got his phone out and called his wife ‘cos she was a nurse. He had to find out what autism was.”


How is mental illness being managed in the workplace?

May 11, 2017, 10:35 a.m.

The prevalence of Australians living with a mental illness means that many are taking those conditions with them to and from work. And navigating the workplace with a mental illness can be challenging.


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