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Posted: Wednesday 8 July, 2015

What is Reasonable and Necessary?

Reasonable ad Necessary logo

Access2Arts have partnered with Arts Access Australia (AAA) to create 'Reasonable and Necessary', a project aimed at encouraging people to think big about their goals and their futures, and providing a fun and creative way for people to share these goals with planning teams at the NDIS. With a history...

Posted: Friday 5 June, 2015

#‎hearingaidsarethenewblack‬

A a side view of a black haired woman's head. A cochlear implant can be seen in her hair and feeds a device sitting behind her ear.

Guest Blogger: Sophie Li The Deaf and hard of hearing communities, along with their supporters, were recently outraged by an advertisement by a Victorian company for running an ad that called hearing aids 'ugly' and pictured a woman with a prawn on her ear. Sophie Li, a deaf woman from Victoria,...

Posted: Friday 20 February, 2015

The Silent Man

A woman with white hair tied behind her head (left) and a man with short brown hair face the viewer. The woman is dressed in a black shirt with frills. She holds a manual egg beater. The man is dressed in a white shirt and is holding a hammer. They stand side by side against a white background.

Guest Blogger: Bryony Kimmings Bryony Kimmings, one of the performers in the Adelaide Fringe show Fake it till you Make it blogs about her partner’s depression, how they deal with it as a couple and how they’re speaking out about it to break down stigma. Eight years ago my partner...

Posted: Wednesday 7 January, 2015

I’m a Disabled Person

The statue entitled Breath by British artist Marc Quinn. A gray concrete statue of a woman with no arms and short legs is seated on a raised plinth. Behind her is San Giorgio cathedral, Maggiore island in the Venice lagoon during the 55th Biennale of Venic.

In the article found on Facebook last week the author discusses how she found a new way of thinking about herself and her relationship with her society through understanding the Social Model. Though the article makes heavy reference to the author's UK experiences, it is an interesting examination of the social model's...