Scope looks to end awkwardness people feel when talking to the disabled in comedy ads by Grey

Scope looks to end awkwardness people feel when talking to the disabled in comedy ads by Grey

Marlon Noble lives the life of a guilty man. He was accused of sex crimes, and despite no trial and no conviction, spent 10 years behind bars. Marlon was released last year, but he is on strict conditions and is under permanent watch. Marlon, who has an intellectual disability, is free from jail, but not a free man.

Marlon Noble lives the life of a guilty man. He was accused of sex crimes, and despite no trial and no conviction, spent 10 years behind bars. Marlon was released last year, but he is on strict conditions and is under permanent watch. Marlon, who has an intellectual disability, is free from jail, but not a free man.

Jacqueline Freney named Young Australian of the Year 2014 http://www.australianwomenonline.com/jacqueline-freney-named-young-australian-of-the-year-2014/

Jacqueline Freney named Young Australian of the Year 2014 http://www.australianwomenonline.com/jacqueline-freney-named-young-australian-of-the-year-2014/

The 'sensitive santa' for kids with autism at Highpoint Shopping Centre in Maribyrnong with the centre manager Scott Crellin and his son Cooper. 9 December 2013.

The 'sensitive santa' for kids with autism at Highpoint Shopping Centre in Maribyrnong with the centre manager Scott Crellin and his son Cooper. 9 December 2013.

Comedian and activist Stella Young says DisabilityCare, the name for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, is paternalistic and disempowering.

Comedian and activist Stella Young says DisabilityCare, the name for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, is paternalistic and disempowering.

WA- Hip hop artist Seth Sentry with Paralympian Kat O'Kelly-Kennedy after the crowd turned on her when she couldn't sit down during his concert."He realised what was going on and quickly asked if I'd like to sit on stage with him and DJ Sizzle, where there would be more space," she said.

WA- Hip hop artist Seth Sentry with Paralympian Kat O'Kelly-Kennedy after the crowd turned on her when she couldn't sit down during his concert."He realised what was going on and quickly asked if I'd like to sit on stage with him and DJ Sizzle, where there would be more space," she said.

2002 Heather Whitestone, Miss America    Heather Whitestone McCallum becomes a Nucleus recipient. She is the first woman with a disability to be crowned Miss America (1995). In 2004 she visited with students at the Mount View State School in Victoria, Australia who like herself have a Nucleus cochlear implant.

2002 Heather Whitestone, Miss America Heather Whitestone McCallum becomes a Nucleus recipient. She is the first woman with a disability to be crowned Miss America (1995). In 2004 she visited with students at the Mount View State School in Victoria, Australia who like herself have a Nucleus cochlear implant.

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