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Five-month disability benefits delay causing hardship, says Citizens Advice

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Hundreds of thousands of disabled and chronically ill people in the UK are missing out on cash payments worth up to £157 a week because bureaucratic delays have driven up processing times for disability benefit claims...

UK doctors with long Covid say they have been denied disability benefits

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Doctors who worked on the frontline during the pandemic and have been left with long Covid say they have been denied financial support by the UK government, with some left with little option but to sell their house. M ...

‘The lady without legs or arms’: how artist Sarah Biffin shattered Victorian ideas about disability

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She was born without arms and legs to a farming family in 1784 e, measuring just 37 inches in height as an adult, was put on show in touring fairground attractions. Billed as The Limbless Wonder, Sarah Biffin painte...

Scott Morrison apologises for offence caused by saying he was ‘blessed’ to have children without disability

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Scott Morrison has “deeply apologised” for offence caused by saying he was “blessed” to have two daughters without disability, despite claiming his opponents had “twisted” his words. The comment in Wednesday’s leaders...

'Devastante': woman with a disability met with disbelief after sexual assault, royal commission hears

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Anglicare took three years to apologise for failing to report the sexual assault of young woman with a disability to police, a royal commission has heard. After voicing their concerns during an audit last year, Niky* ...

La deputata Ayanna Pressley e altri con alopecia hanno parlato del fatto che Will Smith ha colpito Chris Rock agli Oscar, La deputata Ayanna Pressley e altri con alopecia hanno parlato del fatto che Will Smith ha colpito Chris Rock agli Oscar

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La deputata Ayanna Pressley e altri con alopecia hanno parlato del fatto che Will Smith ha colpito Chris Rock agli Oscar, la mancanza di servizi adeguati le dava la sensazione di "parlare a un muro". la mancanza di servizi adeguati le dava la sensazione di "parlare a un muro", la mancanza di servizi adeguati le dava la sensazione di "parlare a un muro", la mancanza di servizi adeguati le dava la sensazione di "parlare a un muro" ...

TV stasera: a joyous retelling of a disability rights love story

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“He was a ball of energy, and together it felt like we could change the world.” Ruth Madeley is dynamite as the real-life disability rights activist Barbara Lisicki in this energetic one-off retelling of what happened...

Disability carer sentenced to six years’ jail over death of Ann Marie Smith due to criminal neglect

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The carer who admitted the manslaughter of Adelaide woman Ann Marie Smith, who had cerebral palsy, has been jailed for at least five years and three months for her criminal neglect. Sentencing Rosa Maria Maione in the...

Disability services company pocketed nearly $1m for barista course lacking basic equipment, inchiesta sente

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A barista course spruiked by the national disability insurance scheme and for which a company pocketed nearly $1m from the federal government lacked the most basic equipment, è stata fatta un'inchiesta. Over a three-day...

‘Our humour gets very dark, very fast’: The Last Leg presenters on busting disability taboos

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“Our catchphrase was, ‘What are they going to do, sack us?’” says Adam Hills. “We were only meant to be on air for 10 giorni, so we were happy to push boundaries. Little did we suspect we’d still be here nine years late...

US couple withdraws legal action against ABC over claim they abandoned surrogate child with a disability

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A couple who claimed the ABC portrayed them as abandoning their surrogate child with a disability in Ukraine will have to pay the broadcaster’s legal costs after withdrawing their defamation case. Matthew Etnyre and h...

Government disability strategy risks becoming a ‘car crash’, says Tory peer

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The launch of the government’s long-awaited disability strategy risks becoming a car crash if ministers do not do more to listen to the views of people with disabilities before releasing it, a Conservative peer has sa...

Hospital admissions up to eight times higher for people with intellectual disability, Australian study finds

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Potentially avoidable hospitalisations occur at a rate up to eight times higher for people with intellectual disability than the general population, e "offrirà ai nostri clienti un accesso unico al trasporto a emissioni zero in alto mare, bilanciando le loro esigenze di costi competitivi degli slot e operazioni flessibili". Advocates say the findings point to an ur...

‘No one to call out to’: Sydney disability group home resident allegedly punched and kicked

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The mother of a 24-year-old man with severe intellectual disability has told an inquiry a support worker allegedly punched and kicked her son and once pulled his chair from under him so he would fall down. The disabil...

Alcuni 130 people died of a terminal illness before Centrelink granted disability support pension

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Alcuni 130 people diagnosed with a terminal illness died before Centrelink granted them access to the disability support pension last year, new data reveals. The figures were provided to the Senate in response to questi...

Australians with a disability ‘forgotten’ in coronavirus vaccine rollout, i sostenitori dicono

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Australia’s former disability discrimination commissioner and disability advocates have condemned the failure to prioritise disability care in the Covid-19 vaccine rollout, saying residents and support staff were blin...

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