Archive: 2018
Waikato university student proves anyone can dance

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Facilitating an inclusive contemporary dance programme for Life Unlimited Charitable Trust’s after-school sport programme allowed Courtney Richmond to share her passion for movement and dance

Auckland taxi drivers stopped from transporting disabled passengers. Stuff, 23 September.

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Drivers from a large Auckland taxi firm have failed to meet the criteria required to transport passengers with disabilities under a nationwide mobility scheme.

APNZL opens five new homes in Auckland for people in need. SCOOP, 21 September.

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Accessible Properties (APNZL) is proud to open five new homes in Moire Road, West Auckland, providing warm, dry, accessibility friendly homes for individuals and families in housing need.

All kids to be screened for dyslexia, giftedness and other learning needs. NZ Herald, 21 September.

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The draft Disability and Learning Support Action Plan, released by Associate Education Minister Tracey Martin, proposes "a central data collection process" for all children with learning needs - about one...

Stole from disabled sister for three years. Otago Daily Times, 21 September.

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A Central Otago woman who swindled more than $100,000 from her intellectually impaired sister had three years of lies laid bare in court.

New legal bid in disability funding battle. Stuff, 18 September.

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Solo parent Diane Moody never wanted to be referred to as her son Shane Chamberlain's employee.

New strategy to promote New Zealand Sign Language. SCOOP, 23 September.

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Minister for Disability Issues Carmel Sepuloni has launched a new New Zealand Sign Language strategy on the inaugural International Day of Sign Languages.

Disability Resource Centre (H.B) Trust weekly update 24/09/2018

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A weekly update of news and events for people with disabilities, their family/whanau, caregivers, and anyone interested in contributing to the wellbeing of people with disabilities.

World Alzheimer's Month - Dementia and Intellectual disability

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World Alzheimer's Month is the international campaign every September to raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds dementia

Disability Resource Centre (H.B) Trust weekly update 17/09/2018

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A weekly update of news and events for people with disabilities, their family/whanau, caregivers, and anyone interested in contributing to the wellbeing of people with disabilities.