Royal Commission hears about Coronavirus
Anthony Mulholland told the Disability Royal Commission about his life during Coronavirus.
- I felt so isolated
- There were different messages. It was very confusing for me
- I have learnt that I have to look after myself and my mental health
What is self-isolation like?
Shu spent 2 weeks self-isolating.
She went to a club where someone had COVID-19.
She was worried that she was infected too.
She got tested twice.
She did new things to stay happy.
The good news is Shu did not have COVID.
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Royal Commission public hearings
The Disability Royal Commission will have public hearings on
- medicating people
- criminal justice
- First Nations people
- training of health care professionals
Most people are not allowed to go to the hearings because of Coronavirus.
But you can give evidence in other ways and watch the hearings online.
Videos about Coronavrius and health
Your health rights during Coronavirus
Your health rights
The Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has made a guide about good health care.
The guide tells you about
- what to take with you to hospital
- getting the right information
- making choices about your health care
- what healthcare staff will do
National Youth Disability Summit
The National Youth Disability Summit starts on September 29.
You can find out about
- Mental health
- The NDIS and housing
- Access, awareness and inclusion
The Summit is free for young people with disability.
It will be online because of Coronavirus.
This year the Disability Expo will be online.
There will be accessible webinars.
You can ask questions online.
There will be entertainment and prizes.
The Expo starts on September 4.
LGBTIQA+ people with intellectual disability
LGBTIQA+ means people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, questioning or asexual.
Do LGBTIQA+ people with intellectual disability feel included?
How can we promote equality for LGBTIQA+ people with intellectual disability?
Inclusive research Easy Read guide
Inclusive research is when people with disability are part of the research team.
There is a guide to doing inclusive research with people with disability.
The guide helps organisations work better with people with disability.
How are people during Coronavirus?
People with disability were asked what impact Coronavirus has on their lives.
People said they feel
They said their cost of living had gone up.
They were struggling to make ends meet.