Many Australians struggle to get adequate amounts of nutrition throughout the day, and if you add the challenges of a disability to the equation, this can quickly become harder. Money, lack of knowledge about proper nutrition, and unique dietary requirements are some of the barriers people with disabilities can experience when accessing healthy food regularly.
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) is growing in popularity but still feels like a misunderstood and underutilised resource in the disability community. AAC digital devices enable non-verbal members of the community to speak with the use of technology.
In today's Western dominant society, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people continue to be a marginalised and socially disadvantaged minority group. Compared to other Australians, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people experience significantly varied outcomes related to health, education, employment, and housing.
Many people with disabilities want to know how they can advocate for their community. Sitting on a Board as a person with lived experience can be a powerful way to create change, however, it can feel overwhelming knowing where to start.