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Disability groups fight to end segregation of people with disability in Australia

CYDA and 41 other disability rights and advocacy organisations have endorsed a position paper asking the Disability Royal Commission to actively work toward the goal of ending the segregation of people with disability in schools, housing and workplaces. People with disability fought long and hard for a Disability Royal Commission, and now we need them to fight for real reform, to fix the discriminatory and exploitative systems that keep us from fully participating in education and employment and living independently.

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

Children and Young People with Disability Australia (CYDA), the national representative body for children and young people with disability welcomes the light shone by the ABC on the ongoing challenges and trauma survivors of child sexual abuse face in their recent Background Briefing program “Who seeks to profit from the trauma of abuse survivors?” (21 June 2020).

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