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Give Us A Hand!

I recently had the honour of helping the Irish Wheelchair Association to launch their pre-budget submission in Leinster House. It was very daunting as I had to speak in front of TD’s and Senators. 1,777 more words

Disability Issues

The Case for Inclusion 2016

 United Cerebral Palsy has published the 2016 update for “The Case for Inclusion”, which is a comprehensive ranking of all 50 states and the District of Columbia on service outcomes for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities.   84 more words

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What Can We Do to Prevent the Abuse of Children with Disabilities?

By Elizabeth Mazur, PhD (Associate Professor of Psychology, Penn State University)

In February 2016, Ethan Okula, a 10 year-old child in foster care for three years, died from a bowel obstruction after numerous adults neglected to drive him to the hospital emergency room or call 911. 657 more words

Children And Youth

Interview season 

I’ve got two interviews this week, which is good because I’m dying to go back to work. Only problems is interviews mean facing two things I hate, shaking hands, and dress clothes. 205 more words


Where Will I Sit? Finding an Accesible Career

When most people consider applying to a job they look for a career that interests them, with good pay, and health benefits. For me, I look for a job that will let me sit down. 652 more words


Low employment for disabled New Zealanders

People with disabilities deserve to find employment just like everyone else, but the end goal needs to be diverted away from just getting them off the welfare system. 298 more words


So why the picture of a crutch?

I was quite stuck for a while about what image I should have for my blog page. So why did I decide to use a picture of a crutch for the blog? 599 more words