Some of our NDIS participant stories
The first words out of Roger’s mouth each morning when he wakes up are ‘Tuesday’ and ‘Thursday’, because he’s hoping it is a day he can go to the Vivability day program that he loves. He can access the program with funding in his National Disability Insurance Scheme...
A CASINO family says the introduction of National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has changed their life. Their daughter Samantha has just finished Year...
Max is a 20 year old NDIS participant. He has epilepsy, glaucoma, vision impairment and an intellectual disability, caused by Sturge Weber Syndrome. He...
If ever there was a family built on grit and determination along with lashings of love, it is Joel and Lisa’s.
When Johnny finished school in Bathurst last year, it was as if a door had slammed shut on the outside world – literally.
Robbie loves nothing more than getting together with his mates on a Saturday night. Not too much of a challenge for most young men – but for Robbie it has taken his entire life to reach this point.
When Lismore held its annual Lantern Parade, on Saturday, 23 June 2018, Poppi was front and centre with her own hand-made lantern after almost a year being actively involved as a lantern-maker with parade organiser lightnUp Inc.
From being a black belt karate champion at 12 to being confined in a wheelchair at 14, it’s fair to say the past few years have been a roller coaster ride for Bathurst high school student Nick.
When Grace finished school a few years ago, all she wanted to do was move out of home, crank up the music and live her own life. Pretty much the same as many other young adults keen to begin leading an independent lifestyle – except that in Grace’s case she has mild cerebral palsy, a mild intellectual disability and epilepsy.
One morning 10 years ago, Bronwyn woke up and discovered she couldn’t get out of bed. Since then life has turned upside down for the Dubbo resident and her husband Stewart.