Robyn Hunt

Robyn Hunt is a disability consultant, blogger and commentator.

Aug 15, 2019

‘We need more of everything’: a call for better writing about disability

More than a century after Dickens gave us Tiny Tim, writers often fail to make disability anything other than a narrative crutch.

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May 15, 2018

The daily commute: a disability perspective

Able-bodied commuters who think they're up against it would do well to take a moment to consider the challenges faced by disabled people on the same journey.

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Feb 9, 2017

On Donella Knox, her disabled daughter, and the so-called 'mercy killing'

People's ability to make choices is sometimes impaired, but murder of disabled people is still murder. The systemic forces that underlie such shocking events have never been adequately addressed, argues Robyn Hunt.

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Aug 24, 2016

Not a big deal, David Seymour? For disabled people the idea of assisted suicide couldn’t be bigger

Opposition among disabled people to assisted suicide stems from long experience of encountering negative attitudes and human rights abuses, writes Robyn Hunt.

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