• Wrap your ears around these disability podcasts

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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 are 6 Australian podcasts that focus on disability for you to check out.

  • Catch ups for People with Disabilty in COVID-19

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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.

  • SBS Multilingual Coronavirus factsheets

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    SBS has produced a number of infographics in various languages about Coronavirus (COVID-19). The SBS is committed to informing all Australians about the latest coronavirus developments. To this end news and information about Coronavirus (COVID-19) is available in a range of languages on the SBS website.

  • Tips on Working from Home for People with Disability

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    COVID-19 may have changed how you work. If you are needed to work from home for the first time, this Australian Government Comcare Checklist can help you. It outlines hints for short term working from home arrangements.

  • The COVIDSafe app

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    The COVIDSafe app was launched on Sunday, April 26, 2020, with its main purpose being to slow the spread of COVID-19. The Government is confident it will help to find and contain outbreaks in a quicker timeframe, thereby allowing the easement of restrictions whilst still keeping people safe.

  • COVID-19 information for people with a disability start here

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    There is a lot of information being shared about coronavirus (also called COVID-19).

    We have listed key information in this blog to make it easy for you to find.

    IDEAS keeps this up to date. If you need any other info call us and we will get it for you.  

  • Honouring ANZAC at Home in the COVID-19 crisis

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    We are living in strange times. With strict social distancing rules and public gatherings limited to only two people, traditional ANZAC services have been cancelled. There are still ways to commemorate our fallen soldiers this ANZAC Day though from home.

  • Easy For Me

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    The Information Access Group has made an Easy Read magazine full of things you can do while you stay safe at home because of COVID-19.

  • Bullying, Abuse, Domestic and Family violence, how and where to get help and support.

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    Amid COVID-19, concerns for people experiencing domestic and family violence are growing. This article brings together telephone contacts, Apps and web resources to help you or someone you know who is vulnerable to domestic or family violence.

  • COVID-19 and caring for people with dementia

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    In a tea room conversation with a colleague (adhering to social distancing guidelines), Margaret* recounted a situation so perfectly relevant in today’s climate of social distancing in the wake of COVID-19. It was her Mum’s birthday and Margaret and her brother wanted to deliver a cake and present to her at her nursing home.

  • What you need to know about Centrelink and COVID-19

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    The Government has implemented a series of stimulus packages and increased welfare support for Australians who have suffered financial hardship as a result of the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic but what does it all mean for you? We break down the new payments and how people can access them and why.

  • Hand hygiene for wheelchair users

    In learning about COVID-19 and the capability of the virus to live on surfaces for extended periods, the implications for cohorts of people with a disability such as wheelchair users require some extra care. More than a case of frequently washing your hands, you need to also clean your wheelchair and components.

  • Handwashing, Sensory Processing and COVID-19

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    If you are supporting someone who lives with Sensory Processing difficulties, then explaining the need for good hygiene practices to "stop the spread" can be made easier with visual resources. 

  • Disability considerations during the COVID-19 outbreak

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    WHO and public health authorities around the world are taking action to contain the COVID-19 outbreak. Certain populations, such as those with disability, maybe impacted more significantly by COVID-19. 

  • COVID-19 support for Canberrans facing homelessness or domestic and family violence

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    On Monday, April 20, the ACT Government announced the details of $3 million in funding to provide support for people facing homelessness or domestic and family violence arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • COVID-19 operational plan for people with disability released

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    On Thursday, April 16th, National Cabinet (State, Territory and Federal leaders) agreed to release the Management and Operational Plan for COVID-19 for People with Disability.

  • Staying Connected

    In Season 2 of Supported Decision-Making podcast, Advocacy for Inclusion is focusing on Staying Connected. We will find our way through these challenging times together.

  • School from home – making it work for kids with disability

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    COVID-19 has changed the education landscape in Australia. For parents of children with a disability we roundup some resources to help you make informed choices.

  • When and how to wear a face mask.

    This World Health Organisation (WHO) video discusses when and how to wear a face mask.

  • How Coronavirus is impacting the disability sector

    Australians living with a disability and their carers are some of the most at-risk groups when it comes to Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Chief Executive at Community Living Australia, Mark Kulinski, joins Jennie Lenman on SA Today to talk about the organisation's measures in reducing the threat.