|Carers targeted by the Liberals|
Carers are now being targeted so that the Liberals can get their precious budget in the black.
Carers do a lot of work caring for the sick, elderly and disabled. They save the government a huge ... More >>
|Rooty Hill RSL Fire Alarm Evacuation|
A couple of weeks ago I was at a NOVA Dinner at Novatel Rooty Hill on the first floor. We were having a pleasant time. Food was being eaten, drinks were had, presentations had taken place and we were ... More >>
|Turia Pitt Update|
About 18 months ago I wrote about how Turia Pitt was burnt savagely in a bushfire while she was in a race. Turia Pitt was in the fight of her life to recover and she has done that and more.
Turia ... More >>
|At Home Grants|
I recently found an ad for ‘young care at home grants’ that is sponsored by GIO. If you are aged between 18 – 65 and have high care needs and could be at risk of having to live in a nursing home then ... More >>
|Dyspraxia is no longer a Paralympics Swimming Category|
In the world of Paralympics swimming, Dyspraxia (lack of co-ordination, spatial awareness, learning disability), commonly found in people with Aspergers is no longer seen as a swimming disability category. ... More >>
|Rewiring Your Brain to Learn|
There is a school in Canada, started by Barbara Arrowsmith, that is helping children rewire their brains so they can, read, write, do mathematics and be able to learn.
There are a large number of ... More >>
|Awesome Lizzie Fights the Bullies|
Lizzie Velasquez is one, awesome, inspirational woman! Lizzie has been bullied all he life because of a rare syndrome where she does not have any fat and Lizzie has also lost sight in one eye.
Lizzie ... More >>
|Disabled Asian Female|
Today I came across this eloquently, beautiful story, written by, Nafisa Khanbhai, a Disabled Asian Female who shares her hopes and shattered dreams of living in Mombasa, Kenya.
Nafisa Khanbhai, ... More >>
|Thank you NAB for your generous sponsorship|
It's my pleasure to announce that the National Australia Bank (www.nab.com.au) have generously offered to sponsor the 'most online votes' section of NOVA's focusonability short film competition.
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|Toni Braxton has issues with having an Autistic son|
I was shocked to see that Toni Braxton feels that one of her sons is a punishment because he has Autism.
To think that God punished her for having an abortion earlier on is ludicrous.
To ... More >>
|Autism does not make you crazy or unsafe|
There has been a lot of media exposure over the shooting spree Elliot Rodger brought about and the shooting of eight people including himself. Although this story focuses on gun laws in the US,More >>
|Accessible Yellow Taxis|
I had no idea that the Yellow New York taxis only had a very small percentage of wheelchair accessible taxis!
It is only by adding a surcharge of 30 cents that half the taxis’ fleet will become wheelchair ... More >>