Dear Friend, As a fellow Australian with a disability, and as fellow member of the disability community, I write to you with a request. I would not ordinarily be so presumptuous as to lobby you in this way, without invitation, but the message I seek to convey is of such importance that I am compelled to…

When I am asked how I ended up in the field of developmental disability, I generally answer with the story of my older sister, Samantha. Born on the same day but two years apart, we were treated as twins throughout our life. More than that, we were treated as two halves of a whole. Growing…

The Clickability family would like to express its deepest sympathies to everyone affected by the Bourke Street tragedy.  The Bourke Street incident on Friday was a tragedy. Innocent people and children died, while others had their lives turned upside down. Since Friday, everyone has been justifiably calling for a review of the circumstances that led to…

When I got into rap music I was nervous what the public would think of me. I didn’t know a lot of wheelchair-using rappers and I wanted to change that. At certain gigs I often wondered if the audience would see me as a charity case. Just given a go because of my condition. But…

Sexuality is a complex, essential aspect of being human. It requires a broad understanding and people should be be provided with all the options and information that enables informed decision-making. The concept of the “SexED Up Expo” was developed following multiple conversations with people with disabilities, their partners, family members and workers across health, community…

When you meet someone who has a disability, what is the first thing that you notice? Is it limitations or inabilities, or are you able to recognize what the person has to offer? People who have a disability, along with their friends and family, tirelessly advocate to be accepted for their abilities, the work they…

This post is the last of a three-part series published on the Marketing Success blog. You can read the first and second posts here and here.  Making decisions about disability support services involves great complexity and uncertainty for consumers. Under the new National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), over 460,000 Australians with disability and their allies will need to make…