Tagged: Disabilities

A new ministry sets out to improve services and accessibility for New Zealanders living with disabilities - News

Guest Author Nov 05, 2021

Susanna Trnka, University of Auckland and Luca Muir, University of Auckland   The recent announcement of a new Ministry for Disabled People is a watershed moment for people living with disabilities in Aotearoa New Zealand. It comes none too soon, as COVID-19 has affected disability communities badly. Lockdown, particularly at levels 3 and 4, has put many disabled people … Read More

Children aren’t liabilities in disasters – they can help, if we let them - Guest Work

Guest Author Apr 10, 2018

Christine Eriksen, University of Wollongong; Avianto Amri, Macquarie University; Briony Towers, RMIT University; Emma Calgaro, University of Sydney; John Richardson, University of Melbourne; Katharine Haynes, Macquarie University, and Scott McKinnon, University of Wollongong This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original … Read More

Accidental Baby - MacDoctor

Jim McVeagh Nov 10, 2009

I have a great deal of misgiving about the attempt of a couple to claim under ACC for the accident of their daughter’s birth. Their daughter’s spina bifida (open spine at birth) was not discovered on ultrasound and, as the parents insist that they would have aborted her, if they had known, they are trying [...] Related posts: … Read More