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A State of Origin experience

After an old friend bought me tickets to attend the game at the MCG in 2015 Qld vs NSW I was over the moon with excitement. But then my excitement soon turned to anxiety because last time I saw this friend I was not disabled and Read this article...


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Pizzi's story

I have a son diagnosed with high functioning autism although he is no longer in the school system I believe his story needs to be told. Read this article...


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Bec's story

Unfortunately, I was diagnosed with having schizophrenia at the precious age of 19.

I felt cheated of my youth and my true potential - because basically I had quite a lot to offer, but I did not believe it at time. I wanted to be an actress/singer/writer Read this article...


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David's story

I was an informal carer for my Wife who endured a progressive loss of ability. Discrimination became most obvious when Read this article...


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Joy's story

I am the 78 year old mother of a 55 year old daughter (Susan) who was born with intellectual disabilities. I am her carer where needed .She is living independently in her own unit with supervision and support from myself and family.
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Leanne's story

My son is 20 years old and has Autism. He has tried hard for 4 years to find work Read this article...


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In the workplace

Finding and keeping a job has been difficult for me. It was especially difficult in the lead up to being diagnosed with schizophrenia at the age of 27. At work I would either overdo or underdo things. Employment professionals also overestimated or underestimated by ability to work. Read this article...


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Turn the other cheek

People with a disability often endure rudeness from others. Some people tell me it's best to turn the other cheek when this happens. But ignoring hurtful behaviour is easier said than done. Can we turn the tables on those who wish to upset us? Read this article...


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Reaching rocky heights

I enjoy doing sports with my partner. He doesn't have a disability but we have found the perfect spot for us. It is indoor rock climbing. I can't see my partner climbing but the tension in the rope helps me to know what to do. When I climb I use my hands and feet to scan the wall. Read this article...