Disability


What do disabled people think about assisted suicide?

Liz Carr | 29 March 2017 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: assisted suicide, disability


My Feral Heart: finally, a positive portrayal of Down syndrome

Michael Cook | 21 March 2017 | POPCORN |  
tags: disability, Down syndrome, down syndrome, film reviews


Melanie and Madeline, changing the face of beauty

Mary Le Rumeur | 21 March 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: disability, Down syndrome, down syndrome, fashion model
Two young women with Down Syndrome present their special charm to the world.


Peter Singer interviewed about, well, everything

Michael Cook | 27 February 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, disability, disability rights, ethics, Peter Singer
Criticisms of the utilitarian philosopher Peter Singer are often based on books or articles published decades ago. Here are his latest views.


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.


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