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Learning from others is really important. In the stories below, a number of people with disability talk about their lives and share their story.

Video"Choice"Participation"

Robert – ideas, ambitions, love and humour

"I was born with cerebral palsy, but that is not who I am. I’m a man with ideas,... Read More
Video"Belonging"Participation"

Kellie – a social butterfly

"Everybody knows Kell… she’s a bit of a celebrity in Wagga."... Read More
Video"Participation"Positive

Graeme and Ralph – friends for life

Graeme and Ralph have been friends for several decades and live in the same group home.... Read More
Video"Work"

Jessica – enjoying her work

"People with disabilities shouldn’t be called ‘special needs’."... Read More
Video"Positive

Steve – a vision for the future

"Becoming blind’s not too bad."... Read More
Video"Participation"Positive

Barbara – one step at a time

"I think it's important to be open minded about people and people's vulnerability,... Read More
Video"PositiveStrongerWork"

George – standing up for rights

"My ability to assist people to stand up for their rights is very important for me."... Read More
Video"Learning

Marianne – finding strength in her art

"The heart is full when the wonder of wealth you have is kindness."... Read More
Video"PositiveStronger

Omar – living for every second, every day

"We only get one show. So live your life now, while the lights are still on."... Read More
Video"Belonging"Choice"

Andrew – making brave decisions

"When we’ve had to be brave, Andrew is the one who is brave first."... Read More
Video"Belonging"Participation"

Dane – born to run

"I have a good life because I get out in the community."... Read More
Video"Participation"

Judith – different, positive, creative

"I love being different, I’m not the same as anybody else."... Read More
Video"LearningManagingNew

Anthony Mulholland

Being independent and having fun are important for Anthony to have a good life. ... Read More
Video"StrongerWork"

Carol Nehme

Carol has learnt that speaking up and knowing her rights is important.... Read More
Video"LearningNewPositive

Wil, Nat, and Wez

Wil, Nat, and Wez have learnt a thing or two on their journey as a family. ... Read More
Video"Belonging"Choice"Managing

Gayle Kennedy

Gayle talks about culturally sensitive services and how to get support. ... Read More
Video"Choice"Work"Goals"

Shu-Hua Chan

Shu talks about making choices and getting ready for a job. ... Read More
Video"Belonging"Choice"Managing

Hannen Abdallah

Hannen talks about her life and supports. ... Read More
Written"Belonging"Participation"

Nidhi Shekeran

Nidhi explores social inclusion in different settings. ... Read More
Written"Choice"Goals"

Young-Joo Byun

Young-Joo is Korean and has been in Australia for 31 years.... Read More
Video"LearningNewGoals"

Nathan Basha

Watch Nathan talk about his funding and becoming more independent.... Read More
Video"Choice"ManagingHome"

Carolyn Campbell - McLean

Carolyn talks about how she manages her life independently.... Read More
Video"Choice"ManagingGoals"

Ellie Robertson

Ellie talks about managing her own funding ... Read More
Video"ManagingNewPositive

Jonathan Tang

Jonathan talks about how he has dealt with the changes in his life.... Read More