Accessibility Tools

Concept photo of caravaning. A vintage style toy caravan, in red and white, sits on a piece of wood in the outdoors.

Have you ever wanted to try accessible camping or caravanning? IDEAS explains some of the options available to travel this "wide brown land."

A white bowl with beff, potato, onion in a curry sauce and garnished with coriander.

Shared at a recent IDEAS staff luncheon, this slow cooker Massaman Curry was a favourite. 

curly haired girl arranges leaves on a sheet of paper

We know you love our regular school holiday features on what is on for kids with disability. This edition has:

  • Returning favourites
  • Some new enjoyable finds
  • Entertaining options
  • And includes some ideas for budget-friendly alternatives.

A table set with a pie dish, cutlery, crockery and a nutmeg, bayleaf and peppercorns. The pie is golden with vegetables showing through some slits, it is garnished with herbs such as thyme.

When the cupboard is empty, it's been a long day, and I need a quick meal with an easy shopping list, this Chicken Pie is my go-to. 

person wearing blue surgical gloves applies a band-aid to a patient's arm

A booster dose of a COVID-19 vaccine is now recommended for some at-risk groups. A booster should also be considered for adults and children over 5 with risk factors.

A blue bowl with a brown edge sits on a timber table. Beside it is a spoon. In the bowl is broth, celery, chicken, carrot and onion. A bowl of Chicken soup.

Satisfying and soothing, chicken soup is always a useful recipe in your collection. Fighting colds, feeling unwell, or just for comfort, chicken soup is the essence of feel-good food.

Using a BBQ chicken and purchased stock makes it simple and time-saving. 

Photography of a deliberately blurred bookshelf, and books, representing low vision.

If you are new to the disability sector and want to learn more about reaching customers with low vision, this article gives you simple things you can do to make a difference.

Whether printing a newsletter, having content on your website or even a flyer, these 5 top tips are a starting point to help your message be loud and clear for people with low vision.

A top down photo of a bowl of curry, with sweet potato, carrot, cauliflower, peas and beans.

Slow cookers aren’t limited to cool weather. They save you time and energy standing over a hot stove in the heat of summer or when autumn days are still warm. Using a slow cooker for this recipe makes it a low prep weekday dinner that you can come home to. Vegan-friendly and hearty but light, this recipe makes quite a quantity. Freeze leftovers for another time. You will find the sweet potato breaks down and thickens the sauce nicely. 

Two people. One is holding a drum, and one a guitar, they are making music and smiling.

Music Therapy is a great tool to have in your collection. In this article, we explain the benefits, what a session looks like, and how to access NDIS funds for music therapy.

Job application and résumé froms on a desk with reading glasses, folder, keyboard and coffee

The Royal Commission’s next public hearing will examine the experiences of people with disability engaging with the Disability Employment Services (DES) program (Public hearing 21).