Disability

Online study proves way to go for future career in disability sector

A passion for helping people with disability is close to Chithrani Palipana’s heart.
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Disability

Griffith launches free online course to open up disability discussion

‘Realising Career Potential: Rethinking Disability’ is a free MOOC (Massive Online Open Course) now open for enrolment that enables learners to see how rehabilitation counsellors help people with disadvantage or disability realise their vocational potential.
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Arts Education Law

Open Doors paves way for better reporting on disability

Griffith University journalism students are at the forefront of a campaign to improve media representation of people with a disability. Project Open Doors, which aims to develop positive media reporting around people with a disability, was launched by the Disability Discrimination Commissioner Alastair McEwin on Monday, July 10. Project coordinator and journalism lecturer Faith Valencia says […]
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Disability

Improving human rights for people with disabilities

What happens when service provision for people with disabilities does not live up to expectations and people are left feeling vulnerable or exposed in their own living environment? This is just one of the discussion topics on the agenda at next week’s Human Rights Forum.
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Disability

World-leading centre for rehabilitation and disability research opens

Experts in rehabilitation have joined forces to improve the outcomes for people with long-term disabling conditions including spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, and persistent pain.
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Disability

ARC funds child protection, disability and aged care research

A Griffith University-led team will examine the scope and quality of Australian social work research to determine its effectiveness and ways to improve the quality of services in child protection, disability and aged care.
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Disability

Griffith NDIS Symposia calls to improve equity for CALD community with disabilities

The National Insurance Disability Scheme (NDIS) will be called on to support the rights of people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds with disability as part of the focus for the ninth NDIS Symposium.
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