The United Nations defines people with disabilities as ‘those who have long-term physical, mental, intellectual or sensory impairments which in interaction with various barriers may hinder their full and effective
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Continence Products: Write a list of all the supplies you will need for your trip e.g., continence pads, condom drainage or catheters, wipes, hand sanitiser, tissues, scented rubbish bags, change
By Nicole Torrington, Senior Marketing Officer Leanne has always been a traveller at heart, having visited 30 countries before she turned 30. She had met her husband in Ireland, spent
Jaydan is 25 years old, lives with cerebral palsy and has used a wheelchair for most of his life. For the last three years he has worked voluntarily for the
When Cherilyn Fox speaks, teenagers listen. Cherilyn’s mission is the prevention of alcohol and drug related trauma in youth. When she tells her story to a group of 200 kids
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provides individualised support for people with a permanent and significant disability. The scheme is administered by the National Disability Insurance Agency (NDIA) and is
Sophie* is a 32-year-old woman who has three children. During the birth of her first child, she had a difficult time, experiencing a long labour and having to push for