If I could start again: Advice to my younger self by Sam Paior

October 28, 2021
Community and Inclusion
By Kindred

How can families achieve great outcomes now that lead to more in the future?

Hear Sam share her insights on topics such as building a strong voice when working with professionals, looking for inclusive opportunities in the community for your children, and letting them live a big life.

Sam Paior has over 20 years’ experience in disability as an advocate, parliamentary advisor, family educator, board member and consultant. A parent of two young people with a disability, she is a strong believer in building inclusive communities.

Sam is the founder and director of The Growing Space, a South Australian social enterprise that provides support and training to NDIS participants and families.

She is a winner of the 2021 Impact 25 awards, which celebrate people dedicated to making positive social change and supporting communities.

Sam Paior presented at our Family Conference, hosted in partnership with Plumtree and Now & Next. The Conference brings together families of children with disabilities and their allies. The presentations aim to inspire, educate and empower families in building a good life. The conference also celebrates people with a disability who are making a difference in their community.


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