Resources & Stories


Our resources offer practical tips, strategies and personal perspectives to assist in navigating the day-to-day realities of your child’s disability and to make informed choices. There are stories from other families and people with disability sharing their insights and experiences of living a good life. Do you have a story or tip to share? Get in touch.

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Breaking Barriers

Hi everyone, my name is Xander.  I am a 16-year-old teenager with a physical disability. I am a member of...

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What to expect when things are unexpected

Diagnosis. It’s a life-changing word that no one expects to hear. When it’s not part of your immediate world, it can feel like a foreign thing that only happens to other people. In this blog, Bethany shares what she wished she’d known at the start.

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“Spoken language plays a vital role in how we perceive issues. We convey emotions, thought, perceptions, and prejudice through verbal...

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Habit Tracking

“You’ll never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in...

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The power of hope

This roller coaster ride wasn’t what I expected when I became a parent. Six years in, I’m navigating each dip...

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Not invisible anymore

People living with disability have amazing stories to tell. Audrey O’Connor, interviewed by Deb Herbert, shares her journey from childhood to finding her voice and passion as a young woman through the medium of film. With her feature See Me, she is promoting a more diverse film industry in Australia. Audrey’s love of creativity, acting and film making is an inspiration for parents, carers and people living with a disability. Her story reframes disability and celebrates the possibilities of following one’s dreams.

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Jordan’s strengths

When I was 16, I liked Fitness and my mum said I could start getting fit and healthy. I started watching Crossfit videos and films on Instagram when I was still at high school. I started doing Crossfit and found that I could do it the same as other Crossfit people. I could keep up. I became fit and strong and loved working out.

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Self care on a budget

As parents, we often prioritise our children’s needs over our own. But we need to look after ourselves too. How do you look after yourself.

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Therapy & school

There is a lot to do, and to think about, in the lead up to school starting. One thing that many families don’t realise until school starts, is that time for therapy is dramatically reduced. How do families make therapy work?

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