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Andrew – making brave decisions
"When we’ve had to be brave, Andrew is the one who is brave first."
Anthony Mulholland
Being independent and having fun are important for Anthony to have a good life. 
Barbara – one step at a time
"I think it's important to be open minded about people and people's vulnerability, certainly with mental health."
Become a Leader Online
Become a Leader will let you learn how to be a leader in your own life and in the community. The topics are:  I am a leader Asking for what I want Working with others Making change We deliver ...
Becoming independent
Anthony talks about why he wanted to become independent
Carol Nehme
Carol has learnt that speaking up and knowing her rights is important.
Carol's Story
Carol was told that she would never have a job, her own home or ...
Carolyn Campbell - McLean
Carolyn talks about how she manages her life independently.
Dane – born to run
"I have a good life because I get out in the community."
Daniel Bonello: When baby steps turn into leaps
Daniel tells us about all that he learnt and how his life has transformed since the program finished. He is a graduate of the Penrith program.
Dealing with the future
Wil and Nat talk about dealing with expectations and their dreams.
Ellie Robertson
Ellie talks about managing her own funding 
Gayle Kennedy
Gayle talks about culturally sensitive services and how to get support. 
George – standing up for rights
"My ability to assist people to stand up for their rights is very important for me."
Getting a job
Shu talks about going to TAFE to build up her skills and get a job
Graeme and Ralph – friends for life
Graeme and Ralph have been friends for several decades and live in the same group home.
Hannen Abdallah
Hannen talks about her life and supports. 
Hannen's life
Hannen talks about growing up with disability
Hannen's plan
Hannen talks about her plans for the NDIS.
Importance of Aboriginal services
Gayle Kennedy talks about why it is important for Aboriginal people with disability to be able to access Aboriginal services.
Irene McMinn: Deafblind communication
Irene talks about her Run Projects idea to create a DVD
Jessica – enjoying her work
"People with disabilities shouldn’t be called ‘special needs’."
Jonathan Tang
Jonathan talks about how he has dealt with the changes in his life.
Judith – different, positive, creative
"I love being different, I’m not the same as anybody else."
Kate and Philip: Independent Living in Denmark
Philip and Kate are both young people with muscular dystrophy. Living independently is both a dream and a challenge for them and so they traveled to Denmark to explore the country's renowned independent ...
Kellie – a social butterfly
"Everybody knows Kell… she’s a bit of a celebrity in Wagga."
Laura Barton and Karen Walker: Compliments and Complaints
Laura and Karen worked with their local health district to make an easy to understand video resource about making a compliment or complaint in hospital.  ...
Making decisions
Shu talks about making her own decisions
Marianne – finding strength in her art
"The heart is full when the wonder of wealth you have is kindness."
My Learning Matters
...  You can choose to complete all of them or you can just do the ones that you think are relevant. Click HERE to be taken to the My Learning Matters website. There is a video on the home page tha ...
Nathan Basha
Watch Nathan talk about his funding and becoming more independent.
Omar – living for every second, every day
"We only get one show. So live your life now, while the lights are still on."
Peter Vassallo: Photography dreams realised
Peter has a passion for photography and has pursued this through Run Projects. He describes the results as 'bloody awesome' and has even had an exhibition at Narooma Library in NSW, where he currently ...
Reaching out
Wil and Nat discuss why it is important to reach out to get the support you need.
Resources from other organisations
The My Choice Matters project is now finished. But Council for Intellectual Disability still has resources to help people with disability live a good life and gain choice, voice and control. Check out ...
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, ambitions, love and humour."
Setting Goals and having fun
Anthony talks about setting short-term goals and the things he does
Shu-Hua Chan
Shu talks about making choices and getting ready for a job. 
Speaking up against discrimination
Carol talks about working and dealing with discrimination
Steve – a vision for the future
"Becoming blind’s not too bad."
Tips on getting support
Gayle Kennedy talks about her experiences getting support.
Virginia Divall: A resource for mental health nurses
Virginia received a grant to tell her mental health journey on film. She worked with John Hurley from Southern Cross University to create the DVD and met and negotiated with universities herself encouraging ...
Wil, Nat and Wezz - The full story
Watch as Wil and Nat talk about Wezz's story.
Wil, Nat, and Wez
Wil, Nat, and Wez have learnt a thing or two on their journey as a family.