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Neurodiversity has many unique strengths. Attention to detail, hyperfocus. And yet, it has some weaknesses - that can be tamed.

Some of the inherent behaviours and tendencies linked to ADHD make managing finances difficult. Impulsiveness and short attention spans, lack of long-term planning, sound familiar?

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This recipe is my favourite sweet treat to prepare for a movie night because it is easy and goes well with salty popcorn! It only has 5 ingredients, it is gluten-free and vegan, and best of all: it is safe to share with your cat or dog (but only a little nibble)!

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Tourette syndrome (TS) is a form of neurological disorder. Tourette's is characterised by rapid, repetitive involuntary tics and repetitive vocalisations. Commonly misunderstood, we help to highlight what Tourette's is, how it can present, and resources that can help. With no cure for Tourette Syndrome understanding and breaking the stigma are vital.

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Siblings Australia is committed to improving the support available for siblings of children and adults with chronic conditions including disability, chronic illness and mental health issues.

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This article is written in the spirit of Reduce, Re-use, Re-gift, and Recycle. If you are the recipient of a gift that does not fit, is a double-up, is just unwanted, missed the mark or is not “you”, you can choose to re-gift or donate. We explain how you can start thoughtfully re-gifting.

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The NDIA has published the ‘Improving Support Coordination for NDIS Participants’ paper. The paper outlines the outcomes from reviewing the current support coordination model. We discuss the paper, and IDEAS tool to help Support Coordinators. 

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All women need to have Cervical Screening Tests every 5 years between the ages of 25 and 74 if they have ever been sexually active. Some women who would prefer not to have a doctor or nurse collect the Cervical Screening Test, may be eligible to self take the sample. This is called a self-collected Cervical Screening Test.

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Public hearing 20 continues the series of Royal Commission hearings examining how disability service providers prevent and respond to violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation. In the course of this examination, the Royal Commission will also inquire into how the current systems of funding and oversight of disability services protect people with disabilities from violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation.

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Sensory play can be calming, mindful and often has the benefit of helping fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination skills, depending on the exercise. Here are some easy sensory toys you can make at home.