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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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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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Callum June 26, 2015

DPAC occupies Parliament; how the ‘purple pound’ could bring businesses to heel; the causes and effects of ‘facial discrimination’; a salient reminder of why reporting around scientific studies should often be taken with a pinch of

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Callum June 19, 2015

The world’s ‘most lifelike bionic hand’ yet; parsing the arguments for and against austerity; the problems with farming out social care services; being bipolar in American academia; and how to brighten up a child’s eyepatch…

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