Edith Morris of Hamilton has very few regrets in her life despite getting polio in 1945 when only six months old.
People with disabilities
It’s barbecue season and, this summer, national hearing organisation Hearing Therapy, is urging hosts to extend their Kiwi hospitality to guests who have trouble hearing.
For many people, the stress of living with tinnitus can have a big impact on day-to-day life. But Tracy Henderson, a hearing therapist with Life Unlimited Hearing Therapy Services, says it is possible to better manage the stress associated with the condition.
The noise of cicadas chirping may annoy some people, but for cochlear implant patient John Reweti-Davis – after 30 years of hearing loss – that high-pitched chirp was a welcome sound.
A mobility scooter can offer real independence to people who have difficulties with their mobility, allowing them to get out and stay connected with their community. But there are lots of things to consider before you make a purchase.
Finding employment at Life Unlimited, with the support of the Mainstream Employment Programme, has been life altering for Upper Hutt woman Kristina McKenzie. It’s boosted her confidence, provided better financial security and given her opportunities to connect with people.
Genevieve McLachlan and her assistance dog, Pedro, are regular users of public transport in the Wellington region. She’s positive about the changes Metlink have made to ensure buses in the region are fully accessible.
Facilitating an inclusive contemporary dance programme for Life Unlimited Charitable Trust’s after-school sport programme allowed Courtney Richmond to share her passion for movement and dance with willing participants.
This year 17,000 accidents will happen in New Zealand bathrooms. Here are a few tips to make your bathroom safer.
Cambridge’s inspirational para-cyclist Eltje Malzbender has returned from the Para-cycling Road World Championships with more than one reason to smile having made a top placing and smashing her goal.