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This week's BBC Disability highlights

Emma Emma | 16:06 UK time, Friday, 30 July 2010

BBC Three's adult season continued this week with Small Teen, Big World. Originally broadcast on Tuesday the 27th of July, the documentary focuses on 16 year old Jasmin and her mum, who both have an undiagnosed form of dwarfism. The Cameras follow Jasmin as she meets other young people with restricted growth and goes in search of her dad who is of average hight.

On this week's File on 4, the last in the current series, Fran Abrams hears concerns about the financial arrangements for mentally incapacitated people. Next broadcast is on Sunday at 5 PM, Radio 4.

Now on BBC iPlayer, the most recent episode of Radio 4's Inside the Ethics Committee deals with childhood illness. A panel of experts discuss the case of Tanya, a nine year old girl who is seriously ill. Should she be told what is wrong with her and given a say in her treatment?


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