Ouch talk show: The new girl


Ouch talk show 98: The new girl

This month: Cerebral palsy beer brings freshness to disability awareness. Dyslexic author Sally Gardner talks about how she hates the word "disability". Plus sex, relationships and safety for women and girls on the autistic spectrum.

With Rob Crossan and Kate Monaghan.

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    Comment number 2.

    As a person with hearing difficulties and visual impairment, a program such as this is mainly out of reach. Given the drivel shown on TV, why is this sort of informative program relegated to radio only? Surely, the information being discussed would be of benefit to all and not just those with mental or physical conditions that places limits on their ability to interact fully with society.

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    Comment number 1.

    I was blatantly dismissed from Cancer Research UK for having Asperger's Syndrome - their stated reason for dismissal was that I "would not fit in" which is the very problem that those with Asperger's have.

    The Court of Appeal has refused an appeal with the words claiming "You're not disabled, you should be please you're not disabled". See http://facebook.com/nodismissalfordisability.


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