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100 Women of Influence 2016

Newsflash: I am truly thrilled to be able to announce that yesterday I was listed in the 2016 list of 100 Women of Influence in Australia, in the SOCIAL ENTERPRISE & NOT-FOR-PROFIT category.  276 more words

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Lee Vandervis stands by ideology towards disabled candidate

The degree of Joshua Perry’s disability simply isn’t a factor in his ability to do well as a member of council.

In a series of powerful and shocking statements today, 482 more words


Dear Parking Referees

You see a person walking away from parking their car in a disabled parking space. They look perfectly healthy. What do you do?

Generally, it seems like people take up one of three options. 612 more words

Chronic Illness

Idea of autism ‘cure’ is harmful and counterintuitive, Business Disability Forum warns

A press release:

London, UK: Business Disability Forum has responded to reports of a London man attempting to ‘cure autism’ with a reminder to companies that the condition is not an illness that is ‘treated’ and that trying to approach it as such is harmful and counterintuitive. 203 more words


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'Teashirt' gene links autism and kidney problems - Medical News Today

A gene dubbed the ‘Teashirt’ by its discoverers has been identified as a link between children with kidney problems andautism, in a new study which has implications for how doctors working on both conditions administer tests to their patients. 100 more words