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The Abilities Show: 2015-16

This lively show, brought to you by the Taranaki Disabilities Information Centre, entertains and informs about events, happenings, support and opportunities in Taranaki for people living with disabilities.

Airing time: Your choice, on-demand



This lively show is brought to you by the Taranaki Disabilities Information Centre. 

It entertains and informs about events, happenings,
support and opportunities in Taranaki for people living with disabilities.

It features pre-recorded interviews with people from the community talking about the challenges they face, and music - don't forget the music.

The first presenter was Michelle Burnside. Later shows are hosted by Marama Simeon.

Some of the content, e.g. up-coming events, was time-dependent. 

The guests' stories are timeless.

The Taranaki Disabilities Information Centre links people to community supports. The centre specialises in helping people to get their questions answered so that they can made informed decisions to improve their quality of life. This is a free information and advisory service available to everyone; people with a disability, family and whanau, support workers and support organisations.

They have equipment available for purchase and hire. Secondhand equipment can also be sold through them. The centre has over 50 different support groups affiliated to it. They can put you in contact with the groups and link you to their support network.

Taranaki Disabilities Information Centre, 28 Young St, New Plymouth. Phone: 06-759 0019

Podcasts

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Equipment and Information

Duration: 00:50:57 | Date: 20 December, 2016

Cerebral Palsy

Duration: 00:57:00 | Date: 6 December, 2016

Brain Injuries

Duration: 00:48:41 | Date: 25 October, 2016

John Major Multiple Sclerosis

Duration: 00:54:32 | Date: 27 September, 2016

Margret and Her Guide Dog Rupert

Duration: 00:57:24 | Date: 24 August, 2016

What stuff is at the Disability Centre

Duration: 01:00:06 | Date: 10 August, 2016

Useful Information From the Motu

Duration: 00:41:55 | Date: 19 July, 2016

Day S.T.A.R. Occupational Therapy Services

Duration: 00:59:51 | Date: 14 June, 2016

Cancer Society

Duration: 00:47:18 | Date: 19 May, 2016

Bronchiectasis

Duration: 00:57:29 | Date: 19 April, 2016

In the Mood

Duration: 00:34:33 | Date: 5 April, 2016

Double Amputee Malcom

Duration: 00:55:13 | Date: 29 March, 2016

Korero With Mary, Anne and Peter

Duration: 00:42:36 | Date: 15 March, 2016

Epilepsy

Duration: 00:39:36 | Date: 1 March, 2016

Motor Neuron

Duration: 00:52:23 | Date: 9 February, 2016

Progress to Health

Duration: 00:56:43 | Date: 5 January, 2016

Arthritis Foundation

Duration: 01:08:38 | Date: 17 November, 2015

Manual Lymphatic Drainage

Duration: 00:55:21 | Date: 20 October, 2015

Yvonne Cunningham_Future For You

Duration: 00:58:50 | Date: 3 August, 2015

Make Up Session

Duration: 00:55:19 | Date: 21 July, 2015

Brian Houton

Duration: 01:01:08 | Date: 23 June, 2015

Heart Foundation Taranaki On Changes in Diet_Wise Words

Duration: 00:46:53 | Date: 26 May, 2015

Chris Ralston - Taranaki Down Syndrome

Duration: 00:54:43 | Date: 5 May, 2015

Ministry of Social Development

Duration: 00:45:05 | Date: 21 April, 2015

Ester Tan, David Lloyd, Marie Sorenson - Tui Ora

Duration: 00:53:11 | Date: 7 April, 2015

Jonathan From YMCA_Jillian and Helen From Age Concern

Duration: 00:54:48 | Date: 17 March, 2015

Life Unlimited Hearing Therapy Services

Duration: 00:42:01 | Date: 3 March, 2015

Brian Ericson Manager TDIC

Duration: 00:40:42 | Date: 17 February, 2015