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news bites

news bites

Sunday, 1st August 2010

Brainwave unveils its junior ambassador - Disability Support Pension changes - New party wants pay for parents and carers - Youth with disabilities stuck in aged care - New DVD focuses on the quest to find a place to call home

Letter to Link

Letter to Link

Sunday, 1st August 2010

Voice for women - Home sweet home - Foot in mouth
From the Editor

From the Editor

Sunday, 1st August 2010

August 1980. Lindy Chamberlain was the name on everyones lips after her baby, Azaria, disappeared at Uluru, reportedly taken by a dingo.
Senior news bites

Senior news bites

Sunday, 1st August 2010

Appeal to support ageing carers - Billions needed to fight dementia: Bryce - Billions needed to fight dementia: Bryce - Smart Home launch for smart state
Link turns 30!

Link turns 30!

Sunday, 1st August 2010

In August 1980, Link Disability Magazine was born. Here, we toast the glossys entrance into its fourth decade, with birthday comments from a few familiar faces and others thoughts on personally turning the big 3-0.
Beauty of Burlesque

Beauty of Burlesque

Sunday, 1st August 2010

Sequins, bling and feather boas will be de rigueur at a new performance by artists with disabilities in Adelaide, Carla Caruso finds.
Cup Fever

Cup Fever

Sunday, 1st August 2010

Bring on the vuvuzelas! Special Olympics Australia soccer player Ben Haack competed alongside sporting legends and celebrities in the inaugural match of the Special Olympics Unity Cup in South Africa.
Time foe Change

Time foe Change

Sunday, 1st August 2010

Ken Baker, the chief executive of National Disability Services, ponders changes to the Disability Support Pension and job opportunities for people with disabilities.
Chicken Risotto

Chicken Risotto

Sunday, 1st August 2010

Independent Living Skills Inc has released its Easy Cook Book 5, including 28 brand new recipes (like the yummy chicken risotto dish, below.)
Widen your Net

Widen your Net

Sunday, 1st August 2010

There are countless blogs and internet groups out there aimed at people with disabilities, ranging from official news bulletins from support organisations to funny and often outrageous viewpoints from individuals with something to say, as Anthea Skinner reports.
Trip Ready

Trip Ready

Sunday, 1st August 2010

Accessible travel consultant and writer Bruce Mumford helps you plan your next holiday.
To see or not to see

To see or not to see

Sunday, 1st August 2010

These days, its standard procedure for pregnant mothers to be offered disability testing for their unborn child. But, as Kate Treloar discovered, the potentially life-changing implications of such testing arent always acknowledged.
Help for mother & child

Help for mother & child

Sunday, 1st August 2010

Recent changes to the Victorian Maternal and Child Health Service have been made, reports Judi McCabe, a maternal and child nurse from the City of Whitehorse.
a chance to live again

a chance to live again

Sunday, 1st August 2010

Roger Rees has worked with people experiencing brain injury and neurological impairment for 20 years. Out of Calamity is a book to be published on portraits of people, who are disabled following trauma.
unnamed in silence

unnamed in silence

Sunday, 1st August 2010

People with intellectual and multiple disabilities are becoming an invisible population. By Sheridan Forster
Wired for sound

Wired for sound

Sunday, 1st August 2010

Home-grown, electronic music group Tra La La Blip is making waves across the world - including in the Big Apple.
Entertainment

Entertainment

Sunday, 1st August 2010

Reviews. - Books: Times Long Ruin, Seventeen Voices, Heart of the Matter - Film: Mother and Child. and Goss
More Than One Reason to Celebrate at Bedford

More Than One Reason to Celebrate at Bedford

Sunday, 1st August 2010

Bedford has more than one reason to celebrate this month.
New future  for day programs

New future for day programs

Sunday, 1st August 2010

A new initiative is bringing change to the way some disability services operate, writes Andrew Blanchard.
Thirty years on:  Contract culture

Thirty years on: Contract culture

Sunday, 1st August 2010

Julia Farr Group chief executive officer Robbi Williams looks at the emergence of service contracting over time.
Telstra prize highlights the benefits of modern communications for people with disability

Telstra prize highlights the benefits of modern communications for people with disability

Sunday, 1st August 2010

Breakthroughs

Breakthroughs

Sunday, 1st August 2010

UK: MS cannabis drug launched - AUS: Epilepsy implant world-first - US: Stem cells can reverse some blindness
A mothers journey

A mothers journey

Sunday, 1st August 2010

Sally Thibault has written a warts-and-all account of living with her sons Aspergers syndrome (a form of autism) for the past 24 years. Following is an edited extract from her book, Davids Gift.

Monday, 1st April 2013