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Otter

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and now the good news ;-)
« on: 20 Apr 2012 11:10PM »
http://optimistworld.com/Articles.aspx?id=8a35aa68-4fb4-4478-8574-99fc476122c5&style=news
wheelchairs operated by eye movements


http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/ouch/2012/04/disability_exemption_from_the.html
disability exemption  of hosepipe ban



story of disabled business man – India


http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/disability-sport/17736840
wheelchair rugby hopes to be big hit at London 2012

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Re: and now the good news ;-)
« Reply #1 on: 21 Apr 2012 12:02AM »
Thanks Otter.

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« Reply #2 on: 22 Apr 2012 02:27AM »
and there's more

http://uk.oneworld.net/article/view/164104/1/

disability rights victory in Uganda, shame it took 4 months to report

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« Reply #4 on: 22 Apr 2012 09:50PM »
Otter, thank you for doing this.  It has really helped me to get a more balanced view of life.

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« Reply #5 on: 23 Apr 2012 12:52AM »
I'm glad you like them, I am setting back a six month bracket, so they are a little easier to find, but come the paralympics with any hope there will be loads

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-15759683
disability in Mozambique

http://rt.com/news/prime-time/disabled-convention-russia-lifestory-737/
big news in english,  Russia has just signed up to Human Rights for Disabled people. There are also a number of other happy stories on this site

http://arabnews.com/lifestyle/offbeat/article543093.ece
International Day for Disabled, events at Jazan University, Saudi Arabia

just a note- if from abroad the terminology will be of that culture

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« Reply #7 on: 24 Apr 2012 01:23AM »
more worldwide stories from the brilliant and on pulse Omani news agency

http://main.omanobserver.om/node/92005 fundraising for Muscat centre for the Disabled, Oman

http://main.omanobserver.om/node/91611 brain cancer treatment development, helping you to live longer- study in USA

http://main.omanobserver.om/node/91149 turmeric may protect heart after surgery – study in Thailand

http://main.omanobserver.om/node/90520 proof that fatty acids can curb cancer – study in Sydney

http://main.omanobserver.om/node/89700 ultra sound to catch cancer early in high-risk women – study at women’s hospital  USA


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« Reply #8 on: 24 Apr 2012 10:40PM »
Hi Otter,

None of your last links work for me.

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« Reply #9 on: 24 Apr 2012 11:41PM »
eeek

I have just tested them and can get through, however links are slow and may be proving too slow for your provider. I am also using an international server so may not be picking up on issues. I am really sorry that you can not access these.

oh dear

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« Reply #10 on: 25 Apr 2012 12:55AM »
Huh!

Now they work.  Don't know what was going on there.  But all is OK now.  Thanks.

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« Reply #11 on: 25 Apr 2012 02:25AM »
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-17743915

Paralysed woman to tackle marathon on robot legs

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« Reply #12 on: 25 Apr 2012 09:26AM »
Otter,

 >thumbsup< I like the thread title.

I looked through the links and some were slow to load which is to be expected with international websites and might be why they did not work straightaway for Auntie eg there was not enough bandwidth on the site to let all the people visiting at the time see the web page. I clicked F5 to refresh and it sorted it for me.

Out of what you posted so far my favourite is http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-15759683 especially because of what the women without legs says about the question of how she puts her knickers on.

It is interesting to see what is happening in the wider world.

Auntie,

The Wallace and Gromit's "wrong trousers" line in the link you posted made me smile.  >thumbsup<

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« Reply #13 on: 25 Apr 2012 10:41PM »
great, glad this is hitting the spot

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/xinhua/2012-04-03/content_5602225.html
tackling the misunderstandings faced by autistic children in Chinese society

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