One In Five Index
Christchurch's Refugee and Migrant communities who are also living with disabilities; and Katy Gosset drops in on a physical therapy session with Jimmy Jagit Dillon who has Parkinsons Disease.
Dawn Brocket contracted polio three days before her husband in 1952.
Katy Gosset meets Helen Grice, whose life changed abruptly on February the 22nd last year.
An orgranisation that aims to support and empower parents who have children with disabilities or an impairment; and Wendy Neilson, immediate past president of the Disabled Persons Assembly.
Neelu Memon who earlier this year became the first blind woman to complete the Coast to Coast; and a new therapeutic choir, based upon Auckland's Celebration Choir, has been boosting both the vocal abilities and the confidence of a Christchurch group with neurological disorders.
Cars for people with disabilities; and Bev Grammer elected president of the Disabled Persons’ Assembly.
True Colours is a child health service organisation set up eight years ago by Cynthia Ward to provide a service for seriously ill children, young people and their families.
Julie Woods is following successes in writing, cooking and travel with a project to visit every intermediate school in the country.
Bioethicist, social scientist, commentator, activist on disability issues and WHO advisor, Tom Shakespeare talking to Kathryn Ryan.
As the feature length documentary When A City Falls about the Christchurch earthquakes goes on general release in New Zealand, One in Five recalls a programme from earlier in the year when Mike Gourley sneaks inside the Christchurch cordon to meet up with red zone resident, Frank Film's Gerard Smyth.
New Zealand documentary film-maker Peter Wareing talks to Mike Gourley about compelling documentary, Not Everybody Can Do Everything.
ABC ‘All in the Mind’ host Natasha Mitchell introduced a session from the 2011 Adelaide Festival of Ideas featuring child psychiatrist Professor Jon Jureidini. Professor Jon Jureidini is concerned and outspoken about the way his profession is interpreting and responding to young people's distress, medicalising the street of living and turning dis-ease into disease.
The Man Who Couldn't Remember
Some scientists describe depression as an inflammatory illness. Natasha Mitchell of the Australia’s ABC Radio National programme ‘All In The Mind” as she discusses the current science with three experts.
The trials and tribulations of raising an autistic child.
A special BBC Health Check programme on the extraordinary case of Phineas Gage, a 19th century railway worker injured in a bizarre accident when an explosion shot an iron bar up into his skull above his eye and out through the top of his head.
A documentary about kidney dialysis treatment and the journey of a transplant patient.
All In The Mind: Sign language, deaf culture and the brain
Australian broadcaster, electronic music expert and structural engineer John Blades has used a wheelchair for many years. He undertakes a frank exploration of sex and disability
A rare glimpse into the anatomy of depression: a boy and his father share a moving dialogue.
A bittersweet story of the fruits, and spoils, of science.
Mental health courts and the challenge of therapeutic jurisprudence
That Does Not Compute: the hidden affliction of dyscalculia.
This is the century for visual communication: video conferencing, YouTube, smart phones – and deaf people are at the forefront. We're getting geeky at the world's first and only deaf university, Gallaudet University in Washington DC.
At the world's only deaf university, Gallaudet University in Washington DC, a radical rethink of what it means to occupy and design space is underway: it's called 'deaf architecture'.