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John Mckenna, disability commentator, has resumed his blog after a break. This comic strip evolved from John’s observation that in negotiating with the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) it was surprising that people with disabilities and their families did not seem to be taking third party support people with them, that having this extra set of eyes and ears was good value – and a good practice generally.
Professor Roger Stancliffe from the University’s Centre for Disability Research and Policy is leading a new research program, the Dying to Talk project which aims to develop a research-based toolkit to support staff and caregivers to deliver individual information to adults with intellectual disability, and discuss end-of-life planning in everyday contexts. 16 more words
Sadly, too many families with kids with developmental disabilities have heard this time and time again. They desire to find a place to worship freely without the stares… yet it seems that every church they go, they have someone apporach them and say that there is just no way their child can attend the Church. 136 more words