Category Archives for Disability

Face Equality International has released an International Media Standard on Disfigurement

Face Equality International has released an International Media Standard on Disfigurement

Face Equality International has released an International Media Standard on Disfigurement aimed at working collaboratively with journalists and media professionals, rather than calling them out when they get it wrong.  The Standard has been developed…
Eleonore Laloux is waging a campaign to become one of the first women with Down syndrome to win a local council seat France’s municipal elections

Eleonore Laloux is waging a campaign to become one of the first women with Down syndrome to win a local council seat France’s municipal elections

Eleonore Laloux, 34, is waging a campaign to become one of the first women in France with Down syndrome to win a local council seat in this month’s municipal elections. “I’ve fought hard to live…
Auslan interpreters save lives during pandemics or natural disasters, but only if they are visible on-screen

Auslan interpreters save lives during pandemics or natural disasters, but only if they are visible on-screen

Auslan interpreters save lives during pandemics or natural disasters, but only if they are visible on-screen. There was some concerns regarding Auslan interpreters not being shown on our TVs, despite them being present for press…
Mattel launches accessible versions of its popular games

Mattel launches accessible versions of its popular games

Toy manufacturer Mattel is making its games more accessible, last week releasing a Braille version of UNO in a push to reach new audiences. Made in association with the US National Federation of the Blind,…
Disability Royal Commission comes to Brisbane

Disability Royal Commission comes to Brisbane

This month in Brisbane from March 24-27 the Disability Royal Commission is hearing issues focusing on education for people with disability. Those with experience are encouraged to share insights with the Royal Commission relating to…