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The Reading Room

The Reading Room

Callum July 24, 2015

New disability hate crime research tries to unearth the motivations behind why it happens; the limits and fallacies of person-first language; the critique of Italy’s troubling approach to mental healthcare in decades past that you can play; and things

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Fringe Groups: The Shows to Look Out for in Edinburgh

Fringe Groups: The Shows to Look Out for in Edinburgh

Callum July 22, 2015

Next month’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe is shaping up to be a good place to catch some of the biggest names and most promising performers in disability arts. The Misfit Analysis (23rd-31st August, Pleasance Below)

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The Reading Room

The Reading Room

Callum July 17, 2015 1

The ongoing ‘national scandal’ over care for people with learning disabilities; the continuing battle concerning the DWP’s ‘death statistics’; how to talk about autism; and how a Segway was reborn as an ‘armless’ wheelchair… – This week saw the publication of

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The New Order: What Can We Expect From The Next Five Years?

The New Order: What Can We Expect From The Next Five Years?

Callum July 14, 2015

Following the election of the first fully Conservative Government in 18 years, Paul F Cockburn asks how disabled people are likely to fare during the new Parliament… [Editor’s note: the following article was written

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