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Think disability is a tragedy? We pity you

Aug. 31, 2017, 10:58 a.m.

You pick your child up at school and see her hanging out with a child with autism. Your reaction is: A) pride, B) confusion, C) concern, D) pity. If you said yes to any of the above you could have ableism.


UTAS graduate Sam Flood overlooked for 40 interships

Aug. 31, 2017, 10:28 a.m.

With above-average marks Sam Flood was set to take on a pharmacy internship that would be the final step into a career that he’s been focused on since he was in high school.


The type of inclusion that many employers overlook

Aug. 24, 2017, 2:15 p.m.

Over the last decade, employers across Australia have made impressive progress in the areas of gender, ethnicity and sexuality diversity. But there are still major shortfalls in terms of inclusion of people with disability.


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