Useful links

The below resources may be useful in learning how to communicate about people with disability.

Better Communication, Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services
How to communicate with someone with disability

A Way with Words (pdf)
Guidelines for the portrayal of people with a disability

Complex Communication Needs (pdf)
Communication and why it is important

National Disability Strategy Consultation Report (pdf)
The Experience of People with Disabilities and their Families in Australia

Letter to Press Council About Reporting About NDIS
The media coverage of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and the impact of this on Australians with disability and mental illness