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Psychiatrists Considering Change To Intellectual Disability Criteria

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A proposed revision to the diagnostic criteria for intellectual disability is prompting concerns about underdiagnosis and a loss of services and legal protections for people with the condition.

New eye scan to transform the diagnosis of autism

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An eye scan that detects autism has been developed by researchers at Adelaide’s Flinders University and is expected to drastically transform how the condition is diagnosed.

Supporting children with brain injuries

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Children living with brain injuries say it’s like running out of money when it costs 25 cents to get out of bed and you only have $1.75 left for the...

Hamilton shopping centre forces out deaf man and disability dog

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Hamilton's been labelled the worst place in New Zealand for disability discrimination after repeated objections to a partially deaf man's hearing dogs.

Disabled youth value work experience

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Samuel Morgan, 18, was born with cerebral palsy. He has a relatively mild form of the disorder that affects body movement and muscle co-ordination — for him, it makes walking...

There are times when we really need to use those three little words

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I think sometimes we're scared to say the words, or even admit to ourselves: "I don't know."

Dating is difficult, even for those who don't have a disability

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Another of SBS’ unique documentary streams returns this week, with the fourth season of the observational doco series Untold Australia.

Hawke's Bay community for the intellectually disabled to move inland over climate change threat

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A coastal community for the intellectually disabled has been forced to retreat inland due to the threat of climate change.

It's all about our own attitudes

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By now we should all know that violence is never OK, ever.

Learning Support Action Plan to inclusive schooling

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The Human Rights Commission welcomes the release of the Learning Support Action Plan 2019 – 2025 and new investment as a step in responding to the diverse needs of disabled...