Research and Reports 1 October 2015

A snapshot of blindness and low vision in Australia

In 2014, Vision 2020 Australia, the Australian Blindness Forum (ABF), and National Disability Services (NDS) undertook an online survey of their collective members to gain a national snapshot of the blindness, low vision and rehabilitation services sector.

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News 16 July 2015

Exciting times ahead: lessons from the NDIS trial sites

It’s two years since the National Disability Scheme (NDIS) trial site started in the Hunter and a year after it kicked off in the ACT, so we spoke to one of the large disability providers in both trial sites to find out how they think it’s going and what they’ve learned so far.

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In The Media 27 March 2015

Blindfolded Canberrans take the lead to raise awareness of disability support and the NDIS

A dog leash or white stick in hand can transform the life of a blind or vision-impaired person. Some Canberrans got a small taste of just how life-changing

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In The Media 21 March 2015

Students with disabilities report drop in support from Tasmanian schools

There are claims some Tasmanian schools could be breaching the Anti-Discrimination Act by failing to adequately support students with disabilities. The Tasmanian Disability Education Reform Lobby surveyed more

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