May 1st is Blogging Against Disablism Day. Diary of a Goldfish has an extensive link post with lots of great reading handily categorised.
Why feminism hasn’t taken on disability issues yet from One Survivor to Another
Why feminism isn’t ready to take on disability issues – because white, cis, able, middle class feminism is still failing at intersectionality.
Carers welcome disability insurance scheme.
Carers have waited a long time for this, now it seems that it is finally here.
Abbott pledges disability support.
Opposition Leader supports the NDIS.
National Disability Insurance Scheme to start in 2013
Media release on the details of the start of the NDIS in 2013.
One from the archives Quick Hit Allie Brosh’s “Adventures in Depression”
Allie Brosh’s excellent pictorial of dealing with severe depression and living to tell the tale.
I read an interesting article today written about where the NDIS is potentially going wrong, and things it hasn’t taken into account. I can’t remember where I read it now, but if that rings a bell with you, please drop the link into comments. Thx.