One In Five Index
Melrose Kiwi Concept Chairs began life in a garage with a staff of four. Now the company's celebrating 20 years in business, supplying a host of international clients, including many of the world's top wheelchair athletes.
More and more disabled people are beginning to call the shots when it comes to the supports and services they need.
Katy Gosset examines the language of disability and how it's changed over time.
There’s a lot of smashing and crashing on One in Five this week as the mysteries of wheelchair rugby are explained
Katy Gosset visits Kilmarnock Enterprises which has been providing employment for people with disabilities for more than 50 years
One in Five catches up with Paralympic rower Danny McBride after a training session on Lake Karapiro and takes a look at the very complicated science of classifying athletes with disabilities.
Katy Gosset reports from a Emergency Preparedness Symposium for People with Disabilities in Christchurch
An early childhood centre for children with special needs.
One in Five meets A Different Light, a mixed ability theatre company, who leave for England this week to show their latest production at a contemporary performing arts festival.
Two generations get together to discuss their hopes and wishes for a fulfilling future for their disabled brother or sister or child.
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.