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From the editor

From the editor

Wednesday, 1st August 2012

Organ donation, which we cover on page 14, is a hot topic in the world of books and film.
Letters to link

Letters to link

Wednesday, 1st August 2012

Linked in, Gillian Rankine, Brisbane - Proud of Paralympians, Kevin Nathaniel, Lane Cove - Spoken words, Jimmy Emmett, Adelaide
News bites

News bites

Wednesday, 1st August 2012

BrainLink hosts Women of Achievement Award - Diversity opens doors for small businesses - New purpose-built house for people seriously injured in motor accidents - Marvel creates deaf superhero so boy wears his hearing aid - Michael J. Fox sidelines stem cells for Parkinsons
Seniors news

Seniors news

Wednesday, 1st August 2012

Baby boomers and their expectations how will they demand the aged care system change? - Broken heart, broken bones: falls among elderly tied to depression - Product spotlight: IndiPendant personal alarm
Prepping for the Paralympics

Prepping for the Paralympics

Wednesday, 1st August 2012

The Paralympic Games hits London on August 29. We check in with two local athletes heading over.
The wheel deal

The wheel deal

Wednesday, 1st August 2012

Las Vegas native Aaron Wheelz Fotheringham, who has spina bifida, is an extreme wheelchair athlete, performing tricks adapted from skateboarding and BMX. He calls it hardcore sitting. He was recently in Oz for the action sports roadshow Nitro Circus.
Living Proof

Living Proof

Wednesday, 1st August 2012

Next month, the Australian Transplant Games will highlight an important national issue: organ and tissue donation. Carla Caruso reports.
employing outside the box

employing outside the box

Wednesday, 1st August 2012

Employers should not ignore the disability community, writes National Disability Services chief executive Ken Baker.
Mandatory reporting

Mandatory reporting

Wednesday, 1st August 2012

Adults with disabilities deserve legislated protections, writes SAs Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent
A lifes work

A lifes work

Wednesday, 1st August 2012

David Pearce O.A.M., who is a life member of Cerebral Palsy Tasmania, chats to CPTas client service manager Barbara Olsen about his first ever job there and beyond.
Just keep pedalling

Just keep pedalling

Wednesday, 1st August 2012

A group of handcyclists and cyclists used pedal power to promote awareness of Cambodian women with disability, also raising funds to help set up a womens wheelchair basketball team overseas. By CyclePower
The hero's hero

The hero's hero

Wednesday, 1st August 2012

From sporting legends to school students, Jim Asimakopoulos abilities make him a giant among Australian role models, writes Jenan Taylor.
In the spotlight

In the spotlight

Wednesday, 1st August 2012

Martin Wren, the chief executive of NOVA Employment, which has offices in NSW and Queensland, chats to Link about its advertising campaign and having actress Paula Duncan on-board as an ambassador.
The musings of Peter Coulter

The musings of Peter Coulter

Wednesday, 1st August 2012

Our regular columnist contemplates everything from the stars to lifes humiliating moments.
Opinion: Accommodation services: an alternative view

Opinion: Accommodation services: an alternative view

Wednesday, 1st August 2012

Mum Dianne Hill is happy her son, Shaun, who has autism, has landed appropriate community housing.
Promoting ability

Promoting ability

Wednesday, 1st August 2012

An innovative, new website will spruik the services of business owners with cerebral palsy, writes Kristy McCormick.
Lette it out

Lette it out

Wednesday, 1st August 2012

Sydney-born, London-based author Kathy Lette chats about her new novel, The Boy Who Fell to Earth, inspired by her son who has Aspergers. She first attracted attention in 1979 as the co-author of teen novel Puberty Blues, which debuts as a TV series on August 15. Link spoke to her.
Blind ambition

Blind ambition

Wednesday, 1st August 2012

Is there a link between vision impairment and musical talent? Anthea Skinner finds out.
Telstra EasyTouch 3

Telstra EasyTouch 3

Wednesday, 1st August 2012

Telstra has unveiled its latest mobile phone designed specifically to suit the needs of older Australians and people with a disability, the Telstra EasyTouch Discovery 3.
Breakthroughs

Breakthroughs

Wednesday, 1st August 2012

Phantom hand measured in world first - Study connects mental health issues with diabetes - Kinect cameras detect autism signs
Entertainment

Entertainment

Wednesday, 1st August 2012

While Adelaide singer Rachael Leahcar, below, who has less than 10 per cent of an average persons vision, missed out on the top spot on The Voice, she still made it to the top three.
Books

Books

Wednesday, 1st August 2012

The Woman Who Changed Her Brain by Barbara Arrowsmith-Young (Free Press) - Are Those Your Underpants on the Conveyor? by Mark Sheehan (New Holland) - Bloodied Brains and Bureaucrats by William Logan (Lulu)