Women with disability are being turned away by family violence services in Australia – SBS News

Women with disability are being turned away by family violence services in Australia – SBS News Women with disability are far more likely to suffer domestic and sexual abuse than non-disabled women. Despite that, many women’s shelters and domestic support services are physically inaccessible or don’t have enough funding or support to accept women with…

Man with autism unable to tell doctors he was conscious during surgery now training medical staff, ABC News

Man with autism unable to tell doctors he was conscious during surgery now training medical staff By disability affairs reporter Nas Campanella and the Specialist Reporting Team’s Celina Edmonds A Queensland man with autism has described how he was conscious throughout surgery after the anaesthetic did not work, and has called for better training on how to support…