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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


Hope for reversing stroke-induced long-term disability

A research study led by the University of Southern California has identified a protein that reverses stroke-induced damage to the brain.  Read about the study at ScienceDaily:  33 more words

Disability Issues

Special Education Funding - Robbing Peter, Paul, and Mary to pay Tom, Dick, and Harriet

Beware of so-called “Reforms”

In December last year, National announced plans to  “overhaul its educational support for children with special needs“. Radio NZ reported; 3,641 more words

The Body Politic

Why I Can't Keep Quiet: Part 2

When the Government made the decision to focus more on early intervention for children with disabilities, it was bold and uncompromising.

This blog today, the second in the… 792 more words

Life Theory

And the DWP seem to be up to their hidden tricks again . . .

I was just reading today’s post by The Poor Side of Life, and wasn’t really surprised when she spoke of a tender being put out by the DWP, here: … 108 more words

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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

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