Monthly Archives: February 2012

Irish president calls for a change in attitudes towards autism

This link will take you to The Irish Times report on President Michael D Higgins’ call for a reconceptualisation of autism  http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2012/0225/1224312372088.html Advertisements

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Leach Scully on the government’s agenda of budget cuts and the rise in disability hate crimes

The item below was orginially a posting on the Nordic Network on Disability Research(NNDR) wordpress blog. Jackie Leach Scully, Reader in Social Ethics and Bioethics, Newcastle University, UK Conversations among disabled people in Britain these days circle round and round … Continue reading

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Open evenings at Brantwood Specialist School, Sheffield every Thursday 5pm

Open evenings at Brantwood Specialist School , Nether Edge, Sheffield every Thursday 5pm  The school started in September 2011 and is part of Ruskin Mill Trust which also operates Freeman College in Sheffield city centre. The school is based on a … Continue reading

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CHILD, YOUTH, FAMILY AND DISABILITY CONFERENCE: CALL FOR PAPERS

CHILD, YOUTH, FAMILY AND DISABILITY CONFERENCE: CALL FOR PAPERS GEOFFREY MANTON BUIDING, MANCHESTER METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY, MANCHESTER, UK 23rd -24th May, 2012  The aim of the conference is to provide a space for disabled children, young people and parents/carers to share … Continue reading

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