Disability Resource Centre (H.B.) Trust Weekly Update 26/08/2019

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News and events in the Hawke's Bay area with a disability focus.

Psychiatrists Considering Change To Intellectual Disability Criteria

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A proposed revision to the diagnostic criteria for intellectual disability is prompting concerns about underdiagnosis and a loss of services and legal protections for people with the condition.

New eye scan to transform the diagnosis of autism

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An eye scan that detects autism has been developed by researchers at Adelaide’s Flinders University and is expected to drastically transform how the condition is diagnosed.

Supporting children with brain injuries

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Children living with brain injuries say it’s like running out of money when it costs 25 cents to get out of bed and you only have $1.75 left for the...

Hamilton shopping centre forces out deaf man and disability dog

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Hamilton's been labelled the worst place in New Zealand for disability discrimination after repeated objections to a partially deaf man's hearing dogs.

Disability Resource Centre (H.B.) Trust Weekly Update 19/08/2019

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News and events in the Hawke's Bay area with a disability focus.

Petition of Amy Clements: Increase the penalty, nation wide, for violations of disability parking ru

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Petition of Amy Clements: Increase the penalty, nationwide, for violations of disability parking rules.

Disabled youth value work experience

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Samuel Morgan, 18, was born with cerebral palsy. He has a relatively mild form of the disorder that affects body movement and muscle co-ordination — for him, it makes walking...

There are times when we really need to use those three little words

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I think sometimes we're scared to say the words, or even admit to ourselves: "I don't know."

Dating is difficult, even for those who don't have a disability

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Another of SBS’ unique documentary streams returns this week, with the fourth season of the observational doco series Untold Australia.