What are the consequences of help? A_tistic’s new performance Helping Hands explores the ways in which ‘help’ can leave scars on those with disabilities.
Poet Andy Jackson writes about bodily difference and in his latest collection he explores Marfan Syndrome through a series of portraits.
Gail Watts shares her insight and her son’s story on living with Asperger’s Syndrome – fighting for a fair chance at education and against negative stereotypes.
We speak with Vicki Wilkinson about her efforts to raise awareness and create change for young disabled people forced to live in nursing homes.
Right Now speaks with Keran Howe, Executive Director of Women with Disabilities Victoria, about the “Voices Against Violence” project.
This poem by Margaret Ruckert was shortlisted for the Right Now Poetry Competition, judged by Maxine Beneba-Clarke, Amanda Anastasi and Benjamin Solah.
No media outlet would ever run a story featuring the N word as an adjective. Maddie Smith asks whether the same can be said for disparaging descriptions of mental illness.
Phoebe Tay learns about her own culture – Deaf culture – and the similarities and differences amongst Deaf communities around the world.
Nathan Despott and Asher Hirsch argue for a new approach to disability policy in Australia that advances the right to democratic participation for disabled Australians.
Every year, deaf Australians are involuntarily excused from jury service. Chloe Potvin looks at the potential for future law reform that would allow deaf Australians to serve on a jury.