One In Five Index
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'.
Gallaudet University in Washington DC is the world's first and only university for deaf students.
Hong Kong Mental Health
Two recent theatre productions in Auckland are signalling a new approach to attracting deaf and blind audiences.
Disability Awareness Sunday
Concern and criticism over government moves on welfare reform.
The 2011 Budget through a disability issues lens
Every Body In - Disability Studies conference. And trialling a new Health Passport for disabled patients.
Gay film-maker and blogger Chris Banks
Deaf artist Fiona Langford and the Disability Support Network