One in Five
One In Five for 20 July 201407/20/14
This week on One In Five: recovery, romance and finding a place to fit in. Katy Gosset is at The Apartment, a Dunedin day facility for people recovering from mental illness. The centre is run by an Otago-based support organisation, Pact, and offers a...
One In Five for 13 July 2014
Even a mild brain injury can have a huge impact on a person's life. Following an accident, medical staff often focus on the injuries they can see and sometimes brain injuries are missed. One in Five speaks to a neuropsychologist about the symptoms of...
One In Five for 6 July 2014
This week on One In Five: student life in Dunedin. Katy Gosset pays an early visit to a Caversham flat to catch its five busy inhabitants before they head off to their South Dunedin campus. Like most flatmates they take turns cooking, doing the chores...
One In Five for 29 June 2014
It's estimated that every 15 minutes in New Zealand someone sustains a head injury. It happens mainly to men and boys under the age of 34. Seven and a half years ago Gary Farrow's life changed in an instant. He was 19 when he was in a car crash with...
One In Five for 22 June 2014 - Canterbrainers
This week on One In Five Katy Gosset revisits the Canterbrainers Choir. The Christchurch-based singing group was established two years ago to help people with neurological conditions improve their vocal ability and engage more in social activities....
One In Five for 15 June 2014
Mia's life has been transformed by the newest member of her family. The nine year old is on the autism spectrum and last September Awhina came to live with her. Awhina is a beautiful black Labrador who loves to play and cuddle but she also has another...
One In Five for 8 June 2014
This week on One in Five: some Central Otago youngsters with disabilities are reaching new heights, courtesy of a local sports programme. Game on Everyone was set up by Wanaka parents whose children are autistic, or have learning difficulties, to...
One In Five for 1 June 2014
The LYNKZ programme in Whangarei helps support people living with disabilities to move into the workforce, participate in community events, and gain skills for independence, to set goals and to achieve them.
One In Five for 18 May 2014
The Raukatauri Music Therapy centre has just celebrated its 10th birthday. Despite the growing demand for music therapy, the Auckland centre remains the only music therapy centre in New Zealand. Each week 200 people have therapy sessions at RMTC's...
One In Five for 11 May 2014
What's your favourite sign? That's both the question and video campaign from Deaf Aotearoa on the eve of New Zealand Sign Language Week. Last year's Census showed the numbers of sign language users had fallen by 16 per cent but there are still more...
One In Five for 27 April 2014
Katy Gosset meets Thane Pullan - a rising star in stand up comedy who does his gigs sitting down and makes comic fodder of the fact. Thane uses a wheelchair and voice technology to deliver his routines which have earned him a spot in next month's Raw...
One In Five for 20 April 2014
Audio describers are employed to describe almost anything you can imagine for blind and visually impaired people - from parades to live opera, art exhibitions, weddings and funerals. American audio describer Joel Snyder was in New Zealand recently and...
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Anna Jameson takes One In Five's Katy Gosset on a walk near Frankton.
One In Five for 13 April 2014
Anna Jameson is a wheelchair user and disability rights advocate who has written a book about accessible walks. New Zealand is full of scenic locations but not all of them can be enjoyed by wheelchair users or others living with a disability. Anna's...
One In Five for 6 April 2014
Eighty three year old Glynis Collins was a finalist in last year's Attitude awards in the 'Making a difference" category. For the past 30 years, the great-grandmother has been the backbone of Special Olympics in Whangarei. Her mornings start at 5am...
One In Five for 30 March 2014
Tim Bardrick says, after some 40 years of driving himself around, his loss of independence was frustrating and caused complications for work and family life. But as his health has improved, he has undergone a driving test under the watchful eye of...
One In Five for 23 March 2014
Taupae Connelly lives in Kaiwaka, Northland surrounded by whanau. When he was young up he didn't know of anyone else with a disability in his community. Taupae calls himself a 'thalidomide baby'; born with physical disabilities as a result of a drug...
One In Five for 16 March 2014
It's there all the time but no one else can see it. Chronic pain affects one in six New Zealanders and can be hugely debilitating, sometimes leading to sleep loss, depression and changed family dynamics for those who experience it. This week a...
One In Five for 9 March 2014
One in Five meets Whangarei woman Vanassa McGoldrick who, when she was a teenager, dreamed of becoming a lawyer. Then, there were no accessible universities, and even a few years ago, arms had to be twisted to allow her to study law by correspondence....
One In Five for 2 March 2014
This week on One in Five, Katy Gosset is at Surfability Day at Christchurch's Sumner Beach. The event, run by the local long boarders club, offers people with disabilities a chance to get out in the waves, each supported by a large crew of volunteers....
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