Posts filed under: Disability

Taking a lunchtime break, I’m sitting on the roof at work, in the sun away from the cold of the day, which is my version of stopping to smell the...
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Reconciliation Week from 27 May to 3 JuneThis week is National Reconciliation Week. It’s about celebrating the first Australians and trying to make Australia a more equal place. Amelia found...
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My life changed dramatically 24 years ago when I saved a stranger’s life from a terrorist, who then put me in my chair. I was awarded the Australian Bravery Medal,...
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Miss Manners on Wheels Aka how to be polite to people who have a disability Focus on what the wheelie CAN do, on who they are as a person, rather...
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What is fashion? Fashion is dictated to us by those who care less about appearance than money, and those who want to rebel against what the dominant social paradigm find...
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You can steal their wheels so they can’t escape an argument, although this won’t stop most men from being selectively deaf. Their chair carries more shopping than able bodied men...
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“The truth is that stress doesn’t come from your boss, your kids, your spouse, traffic jams, health challenges, or other circumstances. It comes from your thoughts about these circumstances.” —...
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Relationships are a necessary part of healthy living. This applies to all relationships; work relationships, friendships, family, and romantic relationships. But there is no such thing as a perfect relationship....
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Its all about how you see life, since my injury I have gained a greater love and appreciation for life and can understand how precious life really is. I suffer all...
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Long-Held Belief About Depression Challenged by New Study  August 31, 2014 Credits: spring.org.uk –PsyBlog. The flaw in the most common treatment for depression. New research challenges the idea that there...
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