Glossary and definitions - Disability Access and Inclusion Plan Wellbeing SA

  • Access
    • For a facility – it is readily usable by an individual
    • For a program or activity – it is presented or provided in a way that an individual can participate with or without auxiliary aids
    • For electronic resources- it is able to be used with or without assistive computer technology
  • DAIP — Disability Access and Inclusion Plan, prepared by a State authority for their agency, department or council area
  • DHS — The Department of Human Services
  • Inclusion/inclusive — Enabling the involvement of people living with disability in everyday activities, the same as people without disabilities. This also includes other groups including children, older persons, Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Island people, people with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTIQA+
  • NDS — National Disability Strategy 2010-20; a shared commitment by all governments to work together to improve the lives of Australians with disability
  • NDIA — National Disability Insurance Agency
  • NDIS — National Disability Insurance Scheme
  • OCPSE  Office of the Commissioner for Public Sector Employment
  • Psychosocial disability  Psychosocial disability is a term used to describe a disability that may arise from a mental health issue.
  • The State Plan — Inclusive SA: State Disability Inclusion Plan 2019- 2023
  • UNCRPD — United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities; a human rights treaty that aims to change attitudes and approaches to people with disability.
  • Universal design — Universal design involves creating facilities, built environments, products and services that can be used by people of all abilities, to the greatest extent possible, without adaptations.
  • WBSA  Wellbeing SA

Contents of the Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2020 to 2024 — Wellbeing SA