Academics and disability advocates say numbers of disabled people accessing STEM is far too low, but the impact on students with disability and Australia’s future is high, with many calling for action on accessibility in STEM fields.


Science student and Young Leader at CYDA, Adam Choong says people with disability in STEM could be pivotal in solving  accessibility issues for other disabled people.

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Produced By: Emma Wotzke

Featured In Story: Adam Choong – University student and young leader at CYDA, lived experience of disability , Skye Kakoschke Moore – CEO Children and Young People with Disability Australia , Dr Marissa Betts – Geologist, Palaeontologist and Senior Lecturer in Earth Science at the University of New England , and

First aired on The Wire, Thursday 9th May 2024