Children and Young People with Disability Australia
Promoting equal opportunity and full inclusion for children and young people with disability (0-25 years) across Australia.
Know your rights!
CYDA has been working with the Australian Government to develop a series of resources to help students with disability, their families and caregivers understand their rights in the education system.
The resources were co-designed by young people with disability and their families and are available in Easy Read, Auslan and community languages.
CYDA and the Disability Royal Commission
The Disability Royal Commission into violence, abuse neglect and exploitation of disabled people has released it’s final report.
CYDA calls for an end to segregated education and employment, and the elimination of all restrictive practices against children and young people with disability.
CYDA welcomes South Australian government’s Early Childhood Education and Care reforms, but urges inclusion of children with disability
Children and Young People with Disability Australia (CYDA) applauds the recent decision by the South Australian government to build a workforce to deliver three-year-old preschool and expanded Out of Hours School Care.
Grace Garrahy talks Chloé Hayden, Heartbreak High and the power of positive representation in media.
An important part of the work we do at CYDA is making submissions to government and policy makers. In our submissions, we make recommendations for changes to uphold the rights, and improve the wellbeing, of children and young people with disability.
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Since June 2023, we have ...
co-design sessions with young people with disability
submissions to government
new participants in our projects and programs
organisations on initiatives that benefit our community