The INAS Global Games are coming to Brisbane!
13 September 2019
The INAS Global Games is the world’s largest sporting event for elite athletes with intellectual disability from around the world. To help make this event as inclusive as possible, we worked with Brisbane Marketing – an organisation dedicated to promoting Brisbane and its surrounds to local, national and international markets. Together, we developed the Easy Read booklet, INAS Global Games: Athlete’s Guide to Brisbane.
A new NDIS Participant Service Guarantee
11 September 2019
During this year’s Federal Election, the Australian Government promised to improve the experiences of NDIS participants by developing the NDIS Participant Service Guarantee. The Guarantee will set new standards for the time it takes for key steps in the NDIS process. This means there will be shorter, agreed timeframes for people to find out if they can join the NDIS, to have their NDIS plan approved and to have their plan reviewed.
Join us in Adelaide to learn more about Easy Read
14 August 2019
We're travelling to Adelaide in September to present at the Department of Premier and Cabinet's Digital Inclusion and A11y Accessibility Meetup. We'll be talking about the new Easy Read version of the Government of South Australia's Online Accessibility Policy. We'll also discuss the benefits of providing information in Easy Read and plain language.
36 seconds that changed everything – when the iPhone learned to talk
13 August 2019
For most of us, it’s hard to imagine our lives without pocket access to messages, emails, social media, the internet and our camera. However, the beginning of this technological revolution left out a substantial part of our community. For many people with disability, the first smartphones totally locked them out.
The Disability Royal Commission is getting underway
13 August 2019
The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability is getting underway. A series of workshops have been held with disability advocates, legal practitioners and disability service providers. Submissions are now also being accepted, which will allow people with disability, as well as their friends, families, carers and support workers to share their stories.