How to say ‘disability’ in Australia

Posted November 05, 2018 06:37:54 As we prepare for the second anniversary of the introduction of the disability hate crime law, we’re keen to understand how it was used to silence a disabled woman. The law, which was introduced in May, makes it an offence to insult a person’s disability in any way. It is understood the […]

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When will you be able to go blind?

Posted September 20, 2019 08:05:42 The number of Australians with an intellectual disability is set to rise to nearly 4.5 million by 2035, according to the National Disability Insurance Scheme.The figure, which is currently at about one in five, is expected to increase by more than a third by 2031.But a key question remains about […]

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Which languages are the most popular for people with intellectual disability?

The average person with intellectual disabilities can communicate in five languages, but they have difficulty communicating in more than three of them.The main languages spoken by Australians with intellectual and learning disabilities are: Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish.There are also two dialects of Australian English, one of which is spoken by many […]

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When You See It, It Doesn’t Matter: Why ‘The Lego Movie’ Is Better Than You Think

It’s no secret that a lot of us struggle with language.We can’t always find a perfect translation, and we often struggle with the way words sound or the way they fit together.But we do have a few tips that can help us understand and even understand our language better.Here are some of our favorite suggestions […]

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