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    Once again no planning for children and young people with disability during the COVID-19 pandemic

    Media Releases

    July 2020

    Once again no planning for children and young people with disability during the COVID-19 pandemic

    Article

    Audio: Ann speaking on Jane's COVID story

    News & media

    July 2020

    Audio: Ann speaking on Jane's COVID story

    Video

    Podcast: Left behind: remote learning while living with disability By Hilary Harper on Life Matters

    News

    July 2020

    Podcast: Left behind: remote learning while living with disability By Hilary Harper on Life Matters

    External Website

    Transcript: Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme Joint committee

    News

    July 2020

    Transcript: Joint Standing Committee on the National Disability Insurance Scheme Joint committee

    Article

    Article: 'One of the most difficult times we've ever experienced': Students with disability struggle during pandemic

    News

    July 2020

    Article: 'One of the most difficult times we've ever experienced': Students with disability struggle during pandemic

    Article

    Almost half of students with disability denied key school supports during pandemic: New research reveals

    Media Releases

    July 2020

    Almost half of students with disability denied key school supports during pandemic: New research reveals

    Article

    Article: Only one fifth of school students with disability had enough support during the remote learning period

    News

    July 2020

    Article: Only one fifth of school students with disability had enough support during the remote learning period

    Article

    Urgent action needed to support Victorian children and young people with disability  during COVID-19 lockdowns

    Media Releases

    July 2020

    Urgent action needed to support Victorian children and young people with disability during COVID-19 lockdowns

    Article

    Webinar on NDIS- Self-Management and creating a good life

    News

    June 2020

    Webinar on NDIS- Self-Management and creating a good life

    Video

    Statement in response to ABC Background Briefing episode: Who seeks to profit from the trauma of abuse survivors?

    Media Releases

    June 2020

    Statement in response to ABC Background Briefing episode: Who seeks to profit from the trauma of abuse survivors?

    Article

    Podcast: More than Isolated Advocacy for Inclusion

    News

    June 2020

    Podcast: More than Isolated Advocacy for Inclusion

    External Website

    New NDIS data about children and young people with disability

    News

    June 2020

    New NDIS data about children and young people with disability

    Article

    New NDIS employment support guidance and removal of COVID-19 measures

    News

    June 2020

    New NDIS employment support guidance and removal of COVID-19 measures

    Article

    Further action needed to improve safety and independent living for people with disability

    News

    June 2020

    Further action needed to improve safety and independent living for people with disability

    Article

    More than isolated’: COVID-19 compounds inequities for children and young people with disability

    Media Releases

    May 2020

    More than isolated’: COVID-19 compounds inequities for children and young people with disability

    Article