Professor Roger Stancliffe from the University’s Centre for Disability Research and Policy is leading a new research program, the Dying to Talk project which aims to develop a research-based toolkit to support staff and caregivers to deliver individual information to adults with intellectual disability, and discuss end-of-life planning in everyday contexts. 16 more words
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Sadly, too many families with kids with developmental disabilities have heard this time and time again. They desire to find a place to worship freely without the stares… yet it seems that every church they go, they have someone apporach them and say that there is just no way their child can attend the Church. 136 more words
On Tuesday I took my last history exam and finished my first year at college. It simultaneously feels like freshman year has gone on forever and has only just begun; I can’t imagine not knowing all the friends I have now and never having lived on campus, but at the same time I don’t feel nearly as wise and worldly as I always imagined college sophomores would feel. 645 more words
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Objectifying people with disabilities creates the wrong kind of hero
June 2, 2015 by David M.