People with (dis)Abilities

Disability LogoToday is International Day of People with Disability.

This UN sanctioned day aims to promote an understanding of people with disability and encourage support for their dignity, rights and well-being.

On Thursday the National Disability Insurance Scheme (or NDIS) was finally introduced to parliament by Prime Minister Julia Gillard, who promises it will be a saving grace for those living with a disability and working in the sector.

Comedian, disability activist, and editor of ABC’s “Ramp Up” website, Stella Young, joins us to explain.

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