New study identifies problems on our roads for vision impaired walkers
An audit of intersections and footpaths at five Victorian locations has revealed that motorists’ failing to give way at traffic lights is the biggest problem for pedestrians who are blind or have low vision.
Nora Shields: The social, economic & environmental barriers to participation in community sport
Whilst there has been research undertaken overseas with respect to participation in community sport and physical activity, for children with a disability there is a dearth of research in Victoria.
Indicators Survey 2015
Supplementary report: Disability
The VicHealth Indicators Survey is a Victorian population-level survey conducted every four years. Selected findings from the VicHealth Indicators Survey 2015 were published in 2016. This report provides a closer look at the health and wellbeing of surveyed respondents with disability.
International Day of People with Disability
Victorians with disability need better opportunities for good health and wellbeing
Discrimination and exclusion is taking its toll on the health of Victorians with disability, with new VicHealth research released today highlighting significantly lower levels of physical activity and mental wellbeing amongst Victoria’s disability community.