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Visits to the hospital

Pippin Latham writes about their experiences visiting hospitals.

Content warning: Mentions of suicidal ideation and descriptions of restrictive practices.

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Our Voice
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I used to know, and love, my mind

Heidi Everett writes about “Psychotropic medication, behaviour support and behaviours of concern”.

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Supporting our support workers

Interacting with people while infected with COVID-19 may become unavoidable if the person has no alternative arrangements. For many disabled people, isolation is not an option, writes Claudia Forsberg.

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Welcome to my world

Disabled people are not employed to speak for ourselves. We are rarely in leadership positions which allow us to drive the debate about what disabled people need during natural disasters. The truth is, we are being ignored, as usual, despite the efforts of some...

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