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By Alex Devine, University of Melbournehttps://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/articles/does-disability-policy-really-offer-choice-and-controlAustralians with disability are less likely to be in paid work relative to other Australians. They are also more likely to be over-educated for their jobs, have lower ...
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Screenwriter behind new His Dark Materials adaptation calls for meaningful representationDisability is being ignored in the conversations about diversity in television, according to the award-winning screenwriter Jack Thorne.The writer and director, who co-wrote the Bafta-winning This i ...
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Apple has announced some new emojis - including a wheelchair user, people with walking sticks and a hearing aid.They've been released on World Emoji Day as part of a move by the tech company to better represent disabled people.New designs were proposed last year and will be released for Appl ...
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Two-thirds encounter barriers to travel such as discriminatory behavior and lack of toiletsTwo-thirds of passengers with disabilities still experience barriers to travel when using trains, government research has found.A lack of accessible toilets in carriages, being unable to ...
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Disability is no bar to excellence – that’s the message of those working to bring physical disability cricket to a wider audienceHit hard, flat, true and with a whip-crack report, the ball is still gathering pace as it thuds against the back wall of the training centre.Heads nod amid whoops of a ...
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Kohl’s is introducing sensory-friendly and adaptive clothing for kids, becoming the latest retailer to offer up apparel designed to meet the needs of people with various disabilities.The US department store said this month that it’s rolling out a range of adaptive clothing options as part of it ...
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The Going The Extra Mile case study for Islington, however, found it took just one minuter longer for wheelchair user Raquel to get from Arsenal to Angel than it would for an able-bodied person.It's fair to say that was a surprise, as even TfL predicted it would take 29 minutes longer for her given ...
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Ardoo portable hoists are delighted to have played a small part in ensuring the trip went smoothly for The Irish Pilgrimage Trust. We look forward to working with the Trust on your next trip.Thanks for the great feedback...."A word of thanks on behalf of Ciara Duff to you and all at Ardoo fo ...
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Last week, a mother died after falling down a set of subway steps carrying a baby buggy. Will it finally convince cities to improve access to transport?I'm halfway down the footbridge, thunking my nine-month-old son from step to step like someone trying to hit ketchup out of a bottle. He starts to c ...
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OBR’s figures will bolster disability groups’ calls for overhaul of PIP systemChanges to the disability benefits system that has caused huge hardship to some of the country’s most vulnerable people has cost the government more than £4bn more in extra welfare payments than ministers es ...
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