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"I strive for excellence within myself, not to meet others' expectations"
Reflections on Panorama: "I recognised the playground taunts, the mocking, and the laughter that I experienced when I was at school"
Do supported internships deliver the jobs and improved life chances that they promise?
Cervical cancer screenings: addressing the health inequality founded upon misconception
When will legislation address the disability employment gap?
How far can reasonable adjustments address health inequalities?
Reasonable adjustments are adaptations and accommodations that should, in theory, minimise disadvantages faced by disabled people in education, employment, and housing, as well as services such as shops, hospitals, and banks. Darren Devine discusses how reasonable adjustments could look for people with a learning disability - but how far can they address health inequalities?
'Civil war' stirs among parents of autistic children
In February a group of US parents who said they felt alienated by the growing influence of the neurodiversity movement set up the National Council on Severe Autism (NCSA). Could we see a similar split in the UK among parents who feel left behind by a movement that regards autism as a difference rather than a disability?