Journal

Explore our collection of stories, news articles and portfolio pieces from the Able team and community.

A collection to educate and inspire

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News

Kōrero

19 May 2022

A picture of Lily McManus who has long brown hair, tanned skin, and wears a tank top.

Universal Design for Social Media: 3 ways to make your content more accessible

To ensure that you're welcoming everyone to access your content, here are some easy things you can…

News

Kōrero

13 May 2022

Text reads The Fold: Wendy Youens wants to make NZ's media accessible to all

The Fold: Duncan Greive & Wendy Youens

In celebration of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Duncan Grieve interviewed Wendy Youens, our Chief Executive (CE), on…

News

Kōrero

29 April 2022

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Dreaming of a fully inclusive society: From rugby to parenting to CEO in a wheelchair

“From playing sport to figuring out parenting in a wheelchair, “challenges come in various forms” when you’re…

News

Kōrero

19 April 2022

Dan Buckingham has brown hair and eyes, and a friendly smile. He sits against a purple background.

Introducing Able’s next Chief Executive

A change in leadership is coming up at Able. In May, the team will farewell CE Wendy…

Stories

Ngā kōrero

18 April 2022

Advocacy & Captions: Nancy’s Story

"While living in northern Queensland with just my 8-year-old daughter, there was a cyclone approaching and normal…

Stories

Ngā kōrero

8 April 2022

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Pauline’s Story

"I hope that big powers keep learning from disabled people and prioritising us. I hope they see…

News

Kōrero

5 April 2022

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Turning on captions improves childrens’ literacy, New Zealand study shows

In light of the report released this week about the state of children’s literacy in New Zealand,…

News

Kōrero

5 April 2022

Jennifer has long curly hair, and sits in a botanical garden.

Meet the Audio Describers: Fast Facts with Jennifer Daruwalla

Who are you and what do you do? Kia ora! I’m Jennifer (but you can call me…