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From the editor

From the editor

Thursday, 1st December 2011

Its about this time of year that we start thinking about packing our bags and heading off somewhere exotic and preferably relaxing (okay, I took my hols a little early as you can see by these pics!)
Protest about child sex abuse taken to the streets

Protest about child sex abuse taken to the streets

Thursday, 1st December 2011

In a sea of purple and pink T-shirts, protestors rallied on the steps of Adelaides Parliament House, demanding stronger protection for children with disabilities from sexual abuse on October 7
Home sweet home

Home sweet home

Thursday, 1st December 2011

Residents from Levedas supported accommodation open the doors to their homes and lives.
Meet Ariane!

Meet Ariane!

Thursday, 1st December 2011

Ariane Garner-Williams is one of the young faces appointed by the Federal Government to champion the 2011 International Day of People with Disability locally.
Looking back at the year that was

Looking back at the year that was

Thursday, 1st December 2011

Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent reflects on the world of SA politics in 2011.
Education for life

Education for life

Thursday, 1st December 2011

Ken Baker, the chief executive of National Disability Services, shares his views on improving the education system for students with disabilities
Letters to link

Letters to link

Thursday, 1st December 2011

Understanding needed in workplace (Belle, VIC), Still walking tall (Carmel Turner, VIC)
News bites

News bites

Thursday, 1st December 2011

Gardening as a pastime and career, Housewarming for house of hope, SA blueprint finally arrives, Report on the deaths of people with disabilities in care
senior news

senior news

Thursday, 1st December 2011

The art of good health and wellbeing, Musical memory and Alzheimers link<
Sport

Sport

Thursday, 1st December 2011

Elliott looks to the future "A Paralympic star of the future may well have been unearthed" - The launch of a cricket world-first "A first-of-its-kind adaptive cricket game"
National Disability Award finalists  break down the barriers

National Disability Award finalists break down the barriers

Thursday, 1st December 2011

A wheelchair-directed digital camera, audio-enabled ATMs for people who are blind, playgrounds for children of all abilities, parks that are accessible by all, employment, learning and development opportunities these are just a taste of how this years National Disability Awards finalists.
Emotional release for carers

Emotional release for carers

Thursday, 1st December 2011

Energy therapist Rod Sherwin highlights how carers can cope with the mental and emotional stress of their role using Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT). For more, visit tap4health.com.au.
Trailblazer

Trailblazer

Thursday, 1st December 2011

Keen hiker Dave Stratton has lobbied to get the TrailRider - a cross between a wheelbarrow and a human sedan chair - introduced into Australia. Its now being tested in the Grampians. Genevieve Barlow reports.
Dad to Dad

Dad to Dad

Thursday, 1st December 2011

For many who devote their lives to looking after others, a weekend away can seem a guilty pleasure. But time out can be about developing strength and resilience and connecting with others, writes Jenan Taylor of the EW Tipping Foundation.
Our children deserve better

Our children deserve better

Thursday, 1st December 2011

Two mums are using rock music to get their message out loud and clear, writes freelance writer and Its No Joke supporter Jane Dillon.
Different beats

Different beats

Thursday, 1st December 2011

Welcome to Different Beats. This is the first column in a series of articles on music for, by and about people with disabilities. This issue, Ill be reviewing the new album from Australian singer/songwriter Gurrumul Yunupingu.
Peeking between the pages

Peeking between the pages

Thursday, 1st December 2011

Link chats to American romance author Dee Tenorio about juggling writing with being the mum of a son with autism. Her eBook, Deceiving the Protector, is out now through Carina Press.
Entertainment

Entertainment

Thursday, 1st December 2011

Books Your Brain, Your Life - Make It What YOU Want!, I Can Grow Through This & Eight Stones - DVD, Stronger Siblings - Theater Debut 3: the Dancers Direct - Travel Bites Lost in Francelation, Camping holiday
The Future of communications looks  to the mainstream

The Future of communications looks to the mainstream

Thursday, 1st December 2011

The future of communications for people with complex communications needs looks surprisingly mainstream. A trial being held at the University of South Australia is testing the potential of one very mainstream device the iPad to deliver life-changing software applications
Breakthroughs

Breakthroughs

Thursday, 1st December 2011

Hypnosis can tackle problems of chronic pain - Nanorockets create lift off in new research - Robotics lab promises a new world
The musings of Peter Coulter

The musings of Peter Coulter

Thursday, 1st December 2011

In navigating the science world, Peter Coulter uncovers new research, which reveals that objects may appear closer than they really are.
For 2012 I hope

For 2012 I hope

Thursday, 1st December 2011

We asked Link readers and contributors their wish list for next year.