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Communicating Effectively With People With Disability

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Every person, including those living with disability, has the right to express their feelings, needs and wants, and communicate with other people - irrespective of speech ability or cognition. Despite this, people living with disability may face barriers to communication.

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Being able to communicate freely is a fundamental human right that allows people to work, form relationships and seek support. Every person, including those living with disability, has the right to express their feelings, needs and wants, and communicate with other people - irrespective of speech ability or cognition. Despite this, people living with disability may face barriers to communication that make it difficult for them to take part in everyday life and be included in society.

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Ma Camingawan
13 Oct 2021
it was short and direct
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Stephy Joseph
30 Dec 2021
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Julia Slade
19 Apr 2022
Registered Nurse
Excellent resource, made me think of how I communicate with others.
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Ruth Gabriel
06 Oct 2021
This is good resource for all community care giver, it reinforce the knowledge and understanding of all support givers.
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Judy Richmond
09 Oct 2021
This is a very enlightening article. The YouTube presentation by comedian Stella Young was inspiring.
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Beverly Salt
07 Oct 2021
Good explanations ,and how conversations should be formed ..be normal
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Chereen Ashworth
09 Nov 2021
This was extremely useful in highlighting how society labels people with disabilities. Also some great advice on how to ensure to communicate appropriately and respectfully
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Leonie Rocca
14 Feb 2022
The resources were good.
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Harold Rosos
22 Nov 2021
It has helped with a better understanding of what the work involves .
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marie Camacho
11 Oct 2021
very interesting to learn.
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