Accessibility Tools

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This week, a unanimous federal court ruling found that NDIS funds could be used to access specialist sex therapy and sex worker services.

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The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) has announced extra support with urgent complaints about telecommunications. This support is for vulnerable and at-risk residential consumers and small businesses in response to COVID-19.

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People with disability have artistic aspirations and achievements that they consider to be important and to be valued as part of the community. To this end, there is the Inclusive Arts Network (IAN) based in Victoria. It offers artists the opportunity to enter their work in the 2020 IAN Art Exhibition. 

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The iRemember  Memory Cases are an initiative of the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG). First developed a number of years ago they are resources to consider borrowing from the TMAG. The first one is the 'In the Kitchen Memory Case' and the second one is the 'In the Shed Memory Case'.  

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Need to get coronavirus (COVID-19) resources in your language?

There is information about health, money and support.

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While we are all at home more because of COVID-19, people are beginning to make more of their purchases online. Some people are not confident when making purchases online, and some are overly confident. Making a digital transaction can be scary and you need to be careful. Here are some ways to stay safe and smart when shopping online.

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Feeling overwhelmed? Is all the information giving you a headache? Is your nutrition and exercise routine the first thing to go when life gets a little bizarre? That is where IDEAS quick tips to maintaining healthy habits during COVID-19 shines.

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There are web-based platforms and mobile applications that act as online service providers.
They are a medium to connect People with Disability to Support Workers and Carers.
To help you choose a provider we have some questions you can ask, about safety, choice, payments and insurance.

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Podcasts can be a great way to get information. You can listen when it suits you and, while you exercise, do chores or just chill out.

Here's a great range of Australian and New Zealand podcasts or episodes that focus on disability for you to check out.

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COVID- 19 restrictions have created opportunities for peer groups and families to connect and meet in different ways. Online and offline, people with like-minded interests are communicating and sharing. Support groups have been moving to video-calls. Virtual coffee catchups are in. We also highlight FriendLine, a phone service for a chat.