Disabled Finnish Punk Group Set for Eurovision Victory

As of 2008, Finland had the highest proportion of institutionalized people in Scandinavia, according to the Nordic Network on Disability Research. An analysis of intellectual disability could be a damning stereotype: It’s frequently overused as a blanket diagnosis that causes people to overlook aspects of a disabled person’s... more →
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Disability and Sexuality Negative Viewpoints

There was an interesting article in the Independent newspaper Here is an important quote from the article. Research has shown that disabled people are less likely to have a long-term partner or marry than non-disabled people (although this is dependent on impairment type). When a 2014 newspaper poll asked Britons if they had ever... more →
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Circumcision can increase autism, research suggests.

Circumcision before the age of five can double a boy’s risk of developing autism, controversial research suggests. Scientists believe the finding may be linked to stress caused by the pain of the procedure. The study of more than 340,000 boys in Denmark found that circumcision raised the overall chances of an autism spectrum... more →
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Should Obesity be classed as a disability?

Is obesity a disability or a self-inflicted condition triggered by a lack of willpower and overeating? Should people who are overweight be protected by the same discrimination laws that were put in place to shield those who are wheelchair users, people with learning difficulties, hearing and visual impairments or those with autism... more →
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All about amputee dating

I am very happy to add a video from our sister site www.amputeedate.co.uk which is a specialised site for people looking for amputees or amputees looking for people;-)  both ways work.   Amputees seem to have more emphasis on fetish dating than regular disabled daters or wheelchair users.   There are a breed of amputee seekers... more →
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Dating with Crohn’s Disease and IBD

We have just produced a new video for YouTube all about Crohn’s Disease.  We realise how difficult it is for people with bowel problems and the resulting issues with intimacy.  Disabilitymatch is a great solution for daters who have problems such as IBD, ulcerative colitis and colostomy pouches.. If you view this video please... more →
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Microsoft lends a hand to the blind

A headset that talks visually impaired people around cities has been designed by Microsoft. It works with a Windows phone and uses location and navigation data with a network of information beacons in urban locations to describe routes. Charity Guide Dogs, which helped develop the technology, said it could help improve lives. However,... more →
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