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Forgotten kids: Coronavirus pandemic creating havoc, fear for children and young people with disability
Tens of thousands of Australian kids and their families are being hit hard and left in the dark about how governments will support them through the coronavirus pandemic.
Don’t leave our kids behind: Families of kids, young people with disability concerned about new intensive care coronavirus guidelines
Australian families are concerned the new coronavirus guidelines by the College of Intensive Care Medicine of Australia and New Zealand (ANZICS) may see kids with disability denied life saving medical care during the pandemic.
Almost $2 million in new funding has been provided to Children and Young People with Disability Australia (CYDA) to support young people with disability to become the leaders of the future.
We needed to have a Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability to investigate the failure of education systems to provide inclusive education and address segregation, discrimination, violence and abuse for students with disability
The right to inclusive education must not be contested by the Disability Royal Commission at the first hearing commencing in Townsville today
Today marks a historic day with the commencement of the first public hearing of the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability on education and learning.
With just one week until the Disability Royal Commission’s first public hearing where evidence is taken, explosive new research has revealed that Australian kids with disability are being systemically failed by a broken education system that is denying them their basic human right to an inclusive education.
Australia’s national representative organisation for children and young people with disability (CYDA) calls for the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) to improve for children and young people with disability.
People with disability are again raising the alarm that the integrity of the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability is at risk due to the significant conflicts of interest of two of the appointed Commissioners, Ms Barbara Bennett PSM and the Hon. John Ryan AM.
Australia’s national representative body for children and young people with disability (CYDA) welcomes the NDIS Minister’s commitment to break the bottleneck for children to get their NDIS support.