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1 week ago

A Million Reasons to Care

National Carers Week (10-16 October) recognises the diversity of caring and the diversity of reasons to care for someone. CPSN's telehealth nurse Amy, shares her many reasons to care, as carer to her twin sons who have cerebral palsy.
1 week ago

Do we need to rethink the way we approach speech disorders?

Like many other people living with cerebral palsy (CP), CPSN member Jerusha Mather has a speech disorder. A speech disorder is a condition in which a person has problems creating or forming the speech sounds needed to communicate with others.
16 September 2021

Maz proves that it's never too late to pursue your dreams

The Tokyo Paralympics is already regarded as one of the most successful Paralympics to date. It distinguished numerous things, including a shift in public views and conversations about athletes with disabilities. Beyond the traditional celebrations, questions were being raised around the issue of equal pay. 
10 August 2021

The problem with disability portrayals

When I was about ten years old, my sisters and I watched E True Hollywood Story. For those unfamiliar, it was a tawdry show that covered the events that took place behind the scenes of your most beloved celebrities, TV shows and movies.

14 July 2021

Is a service animal the right fit for you?

Assistance animals can assist people with hearing impairments, provide physical support to individuals with mobility issues, autism spectrum disorder, and epilepsy.

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