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Single? Then you are labouring under a disability!

Marcus Roberts | 26 October 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: children, disability, infertility, WHO

Why has Japan’s massacre of disabled gone unnoticed?

Rachel Adams | 01 September 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: disability, Japan, Sagamihara
Mass killings in Paris, Nice, Orlando, Kabul and Baghdad draw world-wide attention. Japan's tragedy vanished

Isn’t killing 19 disabled people a hate crime?

Paul Russell | 02 August 2016 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: disability, disability rights, euthanasia, hate crimes, Japan

Me Before You: life, disability and ‘inspiration porn’

Xavier Symons | 15 June 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: assisted suicide, Dignitas, disability, films
The British rom-com wraps a poison pill in sparkly cellophane.

Fr Cyril Axelrod, witness to hope for the deaf and blind

Chiara Bertoglio | 13 Jun 2016 | ABOVE |  
tags: Catholic Church, disability, Year of Mercy

Let’s listen to the real experts about Down syndrome

Philippa Taylor | 03 May 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, disability, Down syndrome, prenatal screening, prenatal tests
"Down syndrome isn’t a disease, it’s a type of person."

The only incurable thing is the will to live!

Michael Cook | 04 March 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Dignitas, disability, euthanasia, Italy
An Italian doctor who requires full-time care is still a high achiever.

Is there life after football for NFL pros?

James Holstein | 08 February 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: disability, football, USA
Why do smart, talented, disciplined and wealthy young men have so much trouble adapting to ordinary life?

A new identity will not make you happy

Zac Alstin | 29 October 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: disability, religious roots, transgenderism
Transgenderism, transableism: just the latest trends in a flawed search for fulfillment.

Joy and suffering in a special family

Daan van Schalkwijk | 31 August 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: disability, suffering
People with disabilities and poor health are a treasure.

Down syndrome kids need support after they’re born—but also before

Michael Cook | 23 March 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: disability, Down syndrome
A vigorous campaign is needed to dispel prejudice.

Dark secrets of a world of perfection

Kevin Ryan | 13 August 2014 | POPCORN |  
tags: disability, dystopia, euthanasia, films

It can get ugly

Paul Russell | 24 January 2014 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: disability, euthanasia

The neolithic age sets a high standard for compassion

Lorna Tilley | 25 November 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: archaeology, disability, Vietnam
Care for the disabled is a hallmark of our humanity.

The distance between us

Christopher Capozziello | 05 November 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: disability, photojournalists, twins
A prize-winning photographer seeks answers to his twin brother's struggle with disability.

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