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Peter Gibilisco

Peter is a person who has Friedreich’s Ataxia a neurological condition that is progressive and has left him confined to a wheelchair, but too uncoordinated to make use of an electric one and with slurred speech, to name a few inherent challenges. Despite this he has shown a command of different abilities completing a Ph.D at the University of Melbourne, recently appointed as an Honorary Fellow of the University of Melbourne. He has just released a book Politics, Disability and Social Inclusion available here

Professor Muhammad Yunus
Economics - 20/11/2014 - 2 comments
Love, sex, disability and stereotypes
Health - 27/08/2014 - 1 comment
The dignity of risk for the disabled
Law & Liberties - 24/07/2014 - 3 comments
Direct employment: by and for people with disabilities
Society - 28/08/2013
Standardising disability
Health - 5/04/2013 - 3 comments
Where is the dignity in ‘My future, my choice?’
Society - 12/03/2013 - 1 comment
The 'cost-disease' and how dominant political thought will create chaos
Health - 28/02/2013 - 3 comments
The State Disability Plan: reality or rhetoric?
Health - 19/01/2012 - 3 comments
A reform Disability Services needs to push
Health - 20/12/2011 - 1 comment
Labour shortage in disability sector
Society - 17/11/2011
Three encounters
Political Philosophy - 12/07/2011
Action in Australian Disability Rights
Society - 14/06/2011 - 2 comments
Disability advocacy: why does it elude those most in need?
Health - 6/06/2011 - 5 comments
The National Disability Insurance Scheme: friend or foe?
Health - 18/04/2011 - 3 comments
Dignity of Risk should be a disability right
Law & Liberties - 29/03/2011 - 5 comments
Neoliberalism degrades disabled
Economics - 22/02/2011 - 4 comments
Empathy not sympathy helps inclusiveness
Society - 29/12/2010 - 6 comments
Neo-liberalism and impoverishment
Political Philosophy - 5/08/2010 - 31 comments
Financial crisis, social democracy and social policy
Society - 29/10/2009 - 4 comments
Is the 'Third Way' the right way?
Political Philosophy - 7/07/2009 - 5 comments
Achieving a synergy for the disabled
Society - 19/05/2009 - 1 comment
Universal access to disability services defines our progress
Society - 3/12/2008 - 2 comments
The importance of disabilty support workers
Health - 15/04/2008 - 3 comments
Itches and scratches - living with disability
Health - 19/03/2008 - 8 comments
The downside of individualised social services
Society - 30/10/2007 - 7 comments
Disability services - efficient, standardised, impersonal
Society - 16/08/2007 - 5 comments
Wasting expertise and wasting lives
Health - 28/02/2007 - 4 comments
Barriers to study for the disabled
Education - 6/02/2007 - 2 comments
Delivering employment to the disabled
Society - 22/11/2006 - 8 comments
Social inclusion for the disabled is a mirage
Health - 8/08/2006 - 5 comments
A social study of success
Society - 14/02/2006 - 9 comments
Treating disabled as 'patients' leads to stigmas and discrimination
Health - 7/03/2005
Is the Victorian government trying to avoid helping people in need?
Society - 16/02/2004 - 1 comment
How neo-liberal ideology affects the lives of people with disabilities
Health - 17/12/2003
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