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“Feel Safe” App for People with Disability

By Children and Young People, New Services

True Relationships & Reproductive Health (True) have developed a free educational resource for people with disability. True’s Feel Safe app profiles the stories of six young people and uses interactive games to teach personal safety in a fun and interactive way. The app reinforces information on: types of touch rules about touch feelings who to talk to if you need help male and female body parts wanted and unwanted touch body warning signs Young people and adults with disability face a higher risk of experiencing sexual abuse. Feel Safe was developed in response to many requests from parents and carers, staff…

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Focal embracing assistive technology

By New Services

Focal Community Services (Focal) has formed an exciting collaboration with LifeTec Australia, a social enterprise that provides dedicated assistive technology services. The collaboration was announced at Focal’s recent launch of their new branding and services. “What this means for the community is that Focal not only provides disability support for individuals and their loved ones, but Focal can better their lives through practical living solutions,” explains Focal’s CEO, Mickael Blanc. What is assistive technology? Assistive technology (AT) is any product, device or system that provides people with practical solutions to everyday living activities. AT helps millions of people learn, work,…

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