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The vexed question of market stewardship in the NDIS

Jan. 18, 2018, 11:54 a.m.

Safety and quality regulation won’t be enough for the NDIS to work as intended; government needs to play an active market stewardship role as well. Researchers Gemma Carey and Eleanor Malbon are exploring what that means.

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People with severe mental illness struggling with NDIS transition

Jan. 18, 2018, 11:53 a.m.

Concerns have been raised that people with severe mental health issues are “falling through the gaps” of the NDIS, as the government has acknowledged transition problems exist for many participants of a psychosocial disabilities support program.

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Technology lets vision-impaired see world with new eyes

Jan. 18, 2018, 11:47 a.m.

For most of her life, Kaitlin Larney has struggled to see anything in the distance. But now, using groundbreaking technology, she can zoom in on objects in the distance she was previously unable to see.

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World: Destroying disability stigma

Jan. 11, 2018, 11:07 a.m.

Remember, we may be healthy now and sit in a wheelchair the next moment. Joyce Bender, the president and CEO of Bender Consulting Services, an internationally recognized leader in disability employment, reminded us.

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