What are some solutions to providing accessible services for people with disabilities living in rural and remote areas of Australia?
Disability and carers
This webinar outlined ways in which practitioners can support healing and recovery in families affected by parental mental illness.
This webinar examined the current “wheels in motion” of Commonwealth reform processes, and highlighted the implications for other service sectors.
This webinar described some of the adverse consequences of FASD, and outlined effective strategies for supporting children and families affected.
With the changes in mental health policy that have taken place over previous decades, the majority of support for people with mental illness now falls to informal carers in the community, usually family.
Raising a child with a disability can bring additional challenges and demands to the daily life of parents and carers. Whilst several studies report positive and satisfying aspects to caregiving, a growing body of evidence suggests that caring can also have adverse effects on health and wellbeing.
This paper uses existing literature to describe Australia's family leave policy history leading up to the government-funded Dad and Partner Pay
Recent preliminary research conducted by Siblings Australia has revealed the details of significant physical harm that may be experienced by some siblings at the hands of a brother or sister with a disability.
Mothers of school-aged children with disabilities often face numerous challenges, including mental health problems, and a health-care system with limited strategies specifically designed to support their needs.
Summary of how transport and disadvantage intersect and why some groups are especially vulnerable to transport disadvantage.