In their address, Giancarlo calls for everyone to accept that disability is part of the human condition, that there is no normal way to be human.
Born out of the dire need to address the shortcomings of the existing support system, the NDIS has emerged as a lifeline for millions, offering a pathway to independence, dignity, and a better quality of life.
“To me, good support from the NDIS means understanding my disability from my point of view. It means giving me what I need to thrive and letting me choose the supports that work best for me. It means getting roadblocks out of my way.”
It is time to honour our fundamental human rights. It is time to respect the stories we have shared. Hear us. The time for justice, for healing to begin, is now. We demand nothing less.
Ableism and disablism both refer to types of disability discrimination. The nuance between the two words are important for acknowledging, detecting, and dismantling the types of barriers people with disability encounter.
If you have respiratory symptoms as we head towards winter and flu season, could it be COVID or the flu? Or something else entirely?
After abuse and facing eviction, Andy used PWDA support to prepare and represent himself in court.
Rina reaches out to PWDA to ensure her independance and ability to care for herself is supported.
After her intial frustration with the application process and costs, Leia found the support she needs to access the NDIS.
After being under a financial management order, John worked with PWDA to get a revocation of the order.