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ORS Funding to be reviewed by Government

Students over the age of 18 who want to enter tertiary education may be left with less support than what is currently available.

The Government will review the Ongoing Resourcing Scheme in the near future as radical changes to Special Education are set to continue. 145 more words


Are we all asking ourselves the right questions? . . . . . .

I was catching up on my Blog reading this evening (I get emails from the Blogs I follow, whenever they post anything), and I read yesterday’s post by Kitty S. 294 more words

Disability Issues

Government's update to Special Education is a major blunder

It’s out with the “special needs” and in with the early prevention. But National’s latest approach to education for disabled New Zealanders is a joke of the highest order. 319 more words


Positive & Edgy media portrayal of disabled peoples' sexuality is needed

Two of the best examples of motion pictures that have attempted to enter the world of disability and sexuality have been released in the last few years. 337 more words


Disability and discrimination: the invisible disability

“You look alright. You look good today.” Inside you might feel like you will die today because you feel so ill. There are many forms of disability. 341 more words


PERSONAL: Onward & Upwards

July 19th was scheduled to be the biggest day of my career as a public speaker. Speaking in Parliament wasn’t only going to be a massive challenge, but something that I also felt was a huge opportunity for the disability sector. 517 more words

Life Theory

BE USEFUL in your own time.

I wanted to write articles that could be put to good use and promote good causes. People say the same things over and over but if you say them with a different mindset or perspective then maybe change can happen. 194 more words