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Disability and ageing – time to think outside our silos?

As Disability History Month begins, it's important to think about why older people with impairments are rarely considered ‘Disabled’.

two older men walking and talking

In the first of our blogs marking UK Disability History Month (UKDHM), Ann Leahy (Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at Maynooth University) argues that we need to address disablism as well as ageism when formulating public policy on ageing.

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