Unfit to plead: Imprisoned without conviction
A two-year University of Melbourne project has identified that early support can reduce incidences of 'unfit to plead' cases in our criminal justice system.
Discrimination in the classroom
Dr Shiralee Poed discusses improving teaching for children with disabilities, the My School website and why all students deserve to go to their local school.
Restoring voice to people with cognitive disability
People with cognitive disability are frequently denied the right to decision-making, but this needs to change, says a University of Melbourne legal expert.
How attitudes disable
Social epidemiologist Eric Emerson argues we've yet to grasp how disability arises not from impairment but from the interaction between health and our society.
Fighting for disabled people’s health
The new Centre of Research Excellence in Disability and Health, based at the University of Melbourne, aims to improve the poor health of people with disability.
Can the NDIS deliver?
A University of Melbourne report evaluates the progress of the NDIS so far, suggesting it may inadvertently exacerbate the inequities it was designed to solve.
University of Melbourne Professor Anne Kavanagh shares how changes in her own life led her to challenge perceptions of disability in society.
A new approach to disability in the workplace
While people with disabilities can still face discrimination when job-seeking, University of Melbourne experts say some employers value a diverse workforce.
Making workplace laws work for those with disabilities
A new approach to welfare-to-work programs should make it easier for people with disabilities to find employment, but women continue to face added disadvantage.
Specialised skills key to helping deaf students thrive
The rise of inclusive education shows the need for qualified Teachers of the Deaf to support hearing-impaired students, their teachers and the school community