How’s Life Going in the Disability Community – Survey

How’s Life Going in the Disability Community – Survey

The Office for Disability Issues is running their survey – “How life is going for the disability community” again now that we have had some time to settle into Level 1. They want to know about the issues and risks being experienced by the disability...
A different headspace: Six People on Being Neurodivergent During Lockdown

A different headspace: Six People on Being Neurodivergent During Lockdown

Living with a differently-wired brain is challenging at the best of times – never mind in the midst of a global pandemic. Erin Kavanagh–Hall chats with six neurodivergent New Zealanders who share the obstacles they’ve overcome during the Covid-19 lockdown. Read the...

How’s Life Going for the Disability Community?

The Ministry for Disability Issues is inviting Access Citizens to participate in a weekly survey on the issues and risks being experienced by disabled people in the COVID-19 environment. The survey is available in accessible formats. You can complete the survey...
Beautiful Minds: Uncovering the Hidden Talents in Neurodiversity

Beautiful Minds: Uncovering the Hidden Talents in Neurodiversity

Access citizens are a massive, untapped talent pool of people who already have the skills that workplaces in the 21st century need. Here’s a great article looking at some of the talents that can accompany neurodiversity. Read the article…
Ground-breaking Device Changes the Face of Communication for People with Speech or Motor Impairments

Ground-breaking Device Changes the Face of Communication for People with Speech or Motor Impairments

There is a great need for people to have access to communication technology. NeuroNode Trilogy, the latest system from Australian-based company Control Bionics, is a ground-breaking AAC solution combining three different access methods to transform the lives of those...