Accessibility Tools

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Meet some of the IDEAS staff at the IDEAS Annual General Meeting 2018.

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Martin Heng the chairperson of IDEAS speaks on Tip on Inclusiveness for small business owners.

Cecilia sitting on the lounge with her husband watching dancing with the stars

Cecilia had always wanted to do wheelchair dancing and was not able to find a teacher, with the help of IDEAS information officers she now enjoys wheelchair dancing lessons.

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Edwin came to Australia and was diagnosed to have had a virus attack, Edwin was released from hospital not knowing what to do or who to turn to. IDEAS was able to assist in providing Edwin with much needed information on services and supports in his area.

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A short video on Nidhi informing people on how IDEAS information service has been helpful with providing her information.

Nidhi has a vision impairment and finds the internet and websites are not accessible for her, so she chooses to call the IDEAS information team to find the information that she needs to live her daily life.

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This is a creative nonfictional account of just one of the thousands of calls that pass through the IDEAS Information Service each year. The subject granted permission for her personal story to be shared, however information that would identify the person has been removed.

A documentary following the often unheard stories of fathers with children on the spectrum, DAD shares the experiences of twelve Aussie dads as they navigate the world of parenting and autism.

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IDEAS was contacted by a customer seeking a daily social welfare check. IDEAS investigated and found a solution for the customer. Read how here:

Meet Jack, who thanks to revolutionary surgery is regaining his independence one nerve at a time.

By 7.30's Rachael Brown, photography by Margaret Burin. Warning - story contains surgical images that some reader's may find confronting.

A short video of Diana’s Qian’s story about accessible self-driving.