Health Advocacy – A Panel Event

September 8, 2022
Advocacy and Leadership
By Kindred

Health Advocacy – A Panel Event 

As a parent or caregiver of a child with disability or medical needs, accessing the hospital or medical system for your child can be challenging.

Discussed on the panel:
– Practical information and strategies for parents to be confident advocates in the health system
– Information on what can be done if you disagree with the care provided or a healthcare professional
– Tips on what you can ask for to make your hospital stay or appointment easier to access for your child and who you can seek out for support to get your child’s needs met.


Maddy Black – Peer Support Lead at Kindred (Host)
Dr Laurel Mimmo (PhD) 
Natasha Salimbeni – Social Worker at the Children’s Hospital in Westmead
Nerida Bodycote – Parent and Public Advocate for rare diseases, disability and inclusion

Listen to the audio version below.


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