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Social model of disability makes waves – EDITORIAL

Why can’t people in wheelchairs or who are almost immobile go to the gym? Answer: They can, as the No Barriers Foundation in Letterkenny has proven. The cost – a tenth of what private providers would likely charge.
A radical transformation would unfold if the Government and wider society embraced the rights based model of disability, argues Allen Meagher in his editorial. Our spring edition highlights three rights-based projects that show how change happens when we remove barriers to disability.
Meagher also talks about the value of social enterprises. He points to volunteers filling gaps when it comes to food poverty. And he asks – what else should we be doing about Israel’s genocidal attacks on Palestine?

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