Disability

Australia News

‘Cruel and unfair’: NDIS facing class action over alleged age discrimination

News Today || Headlines Today Peter Freckleton has been disabled since he was six years old, but is currently not…

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Sports

‘Kind gesture’ sees netballer losing his vision bring out game ball for gold medal match

News Post || News Now: Moments before the Australian Netball Championships’ gold medal match, tensions were high but for Damian…

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Technology

The Unintended Consequences of OTC Hearing Aids

Tech News || I have nearly 98 percent hearing loss in both ears. For over 30 years, I’ve spent thousands…

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Sports

Ava is a keen gymnast, set on a career in sport. But she’s shut out from most sporting clubs

News Post || News Now: Six-year-old Ava Renwood is an aspiring athlete with big dreams of a career in sport.…

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Sports

‘Let’s do 50/50’: What should the future of para sport look like?

News Post || News Now: When Australia’s Madison de Rozario won the women’s T53/54 marathon at the Commonwealth Games in…

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Europe

‘Left behind’: How war is hitting the disabled in Ukraine

News Post || Euro News: In July, Russian mortars rained down on a psychiatric home in northern Ukraine, while dozens…

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Europe

Good News: A robotic exoskeleton helps wheelchair users walk and more

News Post || Euro News: Welcome to another episode of the Good News round-up. Today we’re covering new research on…

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Sports

‘That gets me off the couch’: Women want to see themselves reflected in coverage of sport and physical activity

News Post || News Now: Four nuns are playing football on a synthetic pitch, on a rooftop in Rome.  Dressed in…

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Sports

This regional canoe club wants to help everyone put an oar in, no matter their ability

News Post || News Now: On the banks of Lake Mulwala, a new program is opening up the waters to…

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Technology

The New Frontier of Prosthetics? Tech for Independent Living

Tech News || Brian Villani, 26, tall and in khakis, extroverted, both opinionated and earnest, shares a garden-level apartment with…

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