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Aiming high

Aiming high

Wednesday, 1st June 2011

Tim Maloneyclocked up 22 years in the National Wheelchair Basketball League, but his love for sport doesnt end there, as Emmah Money reports.
An extra set of eyes

An extra set of eyes

Wednesday, 1st June 2011

Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent advocates implementing a Community Visitors Scheme for at-risk people with disabilities.
Silence is golden?

Silence is golden?

Wednesday, 1st June 2011

Tasmanian Werner Haymann was diagnosed with motor neurone disease in September 2010. While he has now lost his voice and has other progressing symptoms, he is still quite mobile. As Haymann says: MND is slowly curtailing my physical abilities, but it will never conquer my mind.
Voicing his support

Voicing his support

Wednesday, 1st June 2011

Former SA Liberal Party leader Dale Baker writes on life with motor neurone disease and why hes in favour of voluntary euthanasia.
Like a miracle

Like a miracle

Wednesday, 1st June 2011

Carmel Turner can walk again following controversial stem cell therapy
A voice for the community

A voice for the community

Wednesday, 1st June 2011

Senator Jan McLucas was appointed as the nations new Parliamentary Secretary for Disabilities and Carers last September, replacing Bill Shorten in the role. Link put some questions to her.
Music & movement

Music & movement

Wednesday, 1st June 2011

A desire to move to the rhythm is proving to be more than just fun for some
A victim of stigma?

A victim of stigma?

Wednesday, 1st June 2011

This report tells the story of Laura Parkers death after a long jail term as a remand prisoner at the Adelaide Womens Prison. Her incarceration continued months of inferior treatment by the criminal justice system ? the police, the courts and the correctional services department that manages the jails.
Power in ceremony

Power in ceremony

Wednesday, 1st June 2011

As the world basks in the post-wedding glow of Prince William and Catherine Middletons nuptials, civil celebrant Johnny Mackay ponders the minefield that marriage can present for people with a disability.
Future outlook

Future outlook

Wednesday, 1st June 2011

The Summer Foundation is evaluating the quality of life for my future my choice participants young people in or at risk of entering residential aged care.
Flights of fancy

Flights of fancy

Wednesday, 1st June 2011

This is the fifth in a series on accessible travelling by Bruce Mumford. This tale covers the second part of his family road trip to Victorias Great Ocean Road.
A big standard

A big standard

Wednesday, 1st June 2011

The government is currently reviewing its Disability Standards for Education, which describe how students with disabilities should be able to access education on the same basis as non-disabled students. Julia Farr Group chief executive officer Robbi Willams addresses what needs to be done now.
Ramping up

Ramping up

Wednesday, 1st June 2011

Stella Young is the editor of Ramp Up, the ABCs new website dedicated to everything about disability. Oh, and shes also a stand-up comedian and fab knitter!
Being heard

Being heard

Wednesday, 1st June 2011

Sofya Gollan is a director, writer and actress and is also deaf. In April, she helped lead a two-day workshop, DELVE, organised by the Disability and Arts Transition Team, which covered writing for the screen, new media, and discussions of art and disability.
Breakthroughs

Breakthroughs

Wednesday, 1st June 2011

Friendly robot helps children with autism - Australian design awards reveal a new generation of ingenuity - Green tea may prevent adult incontinence
The musings of Peter Coulter

The musings of Peter Coulter

Wednesday, 1st June 2011

Peter Coulter ponders everything from daydreams to grumbling stomachs.
Telstra announces new phone

Telstra announces new phone

Wednesday, 1st June 2011

Telstra has launched the EasyCall 2, a prepaid mobile phone specifically designed with a range of accessible features for Australians with a disability and older Australians.
Entertainment

Entertainment

Wednesday, 1st June 2011

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