Selection of PWDA Borhcures about our advocacy work and the services we offer, including translated brochures and information.
We’re Australia’s peak advocacy organisation for people with disability or who are d/Deaf. Since 1981, we’ve been advancing and protecting the rights, health and wellbeing of the people and communities we serve.
I eventually won the fight to get the provisions I needed, but the road was convoluted and demeaning, writes Hannah Diviney.
A bad experience with medication can leave lasting trauma and close us off to truly helpful and positive use later, writes Ashley Waite.
As an autistic, mentally ill, transgender person with disability, Pippin Latham shares some experiences receiving medical care in hospital.
Musician and writer, Heidi Everett, shares her experiences of psychotropic medications and hospital admission.
As someone at high-risk of dying from the virus (aka ‘high-risker’), I’m over here fighting for my rights to information, healthcare, supplies and to have a say, writes Carlie Park.
The spread of the COVID-19 in congregate living situations like aged care facilities, and now in a Melbourne group home, really emphasises the need for people with disability to be supported to live independently. People who live in group homes…
A number of PWDA staff, including our former Co-CEO, are in Geneva this week to support seven people with disability who were chosen as delegates to give evidence to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities…