Latest intellectual disability News

Newborn Screening For Rare Genetic Disorders Offers Hope
MAP mima to ‘Press Play’ on week of celebrations
2022 NCIC – Talent Identification Days
Increased funding to uphold rights of people with disability
Covid survey can help young lives, experts say
Record number of students complete their SACE in 2021
New Intellectual Disability Health Service launches in Adelaide’s north
La Trobe meets Life Without Barriers
Sports Stars recognised at annual Sports Awards
New curriculum released in digital first
New curriculum release in digital first
Another generation at risk in failing child protection system
Whole genomic sequencing improves rare disease diagnosis
Living with disability? What do you find hard to do in Byron Shire
Mayoral Charity Fund supports 24 community projects
Royal Commission final report on Covid vaccine roll-out for people with disability tabled
Sleep in children with autism
Grants support young people to navigate online world
Responses to people with disability in justice system are often ‘inadequate’ and can significantly impact their rights to justice
Alarming rates of family, domestic and sexual violence of women and girls with disability to be examined in hearing
Covid vaccine strategy and roll-out for people with disability ‘seriously deficient’ – draft report
Disability Royal Commission Report Backs Push To Speed Up COVID Vax Rollout For People With Disability
New Insights into Fragile X Syndrome and Fetal Brain
15,000 students complete their SACE
Bringing art to streets
$4 million for new COVID-19 research
Cricket Australia confirms official charity partners for 2020-21 summer of cricket
Productivity Commission acknowledges need for more recognition and support for mental health family and friend
Reduced sentence discount laws start today
Family violence, mental health biggest concerns for community building say school leaders
Better systems needed to stop overmedication of people with intellectual disability
Learning life skills via virtual reality: a game-changer for children with intellectual disabilities
Calls for better communication and training, and lifetime health plans as Disability Royal Commission releases
Two in court after woman forced into car, detained and assaulted at Lake Macquarie, NSW
Sentence discount legislation to pass today
Shire welcomes Federal Budget funding boost for councils
Adults with intellectual disability learn how to use Internet to stay connected during COVID 19
Australia not upholding UN human rights protocols of people with disability
Study confirms genetic link in cerebral palsy
National palliative care campaign launched with a focus on accessibility for all
ACT Greens Respond to Australian Education Union’s Public Education Pledge
Royal Commission hearing into use of psychotropic medications and behaviours of concern
We Are Brimbank Awards shine a light on our community heroes
Research Sheds Light on Earliest Stages of Angelman Syndrome
Advanced digital solutions for better outcomes for rare disease
Researchers seek input on first of its kind all-ages, all-abilities playground
Giving a voice to people with intellectual disabilities
Improving health care for people with intellectual disability