Kimmy wasn’t happy with her living situation. At 32 years of age, she was made to go to bed at eight o’clock every night. Kimmy shares how she found her voice and what she does with her new found independence.
Phillippa has trouble with reading and writing but her warm and compassionate nature meant she was able find a job she loves. She reveals how good relationships can ensure you have a life worth living.
Young and suave, Shakti’s confidence took a hit when he left his friends at high school for university in the big city. He tells us how he found his groove and why a certain bar owner thinks he’s a health and safety risk.
Jai’s life nearly ended after a dip in the ocean resulted in a high-level spinal injury. He explains how he’s carved out a great life for himself and why he has no use for pick-up lines.
Manu’s life hit a low point when he became too big for his family to take him on outings. Find out how a special teacher fought to reconnect Manu with the outside world
Victoria is proof that Deaf can do anything. But this busy mum, student and entrepreneur tells us that ignoring her language needs makes life unnecessarily challenging.
Having faced down death … twice … Eilish knows not to sweat the small stuff. Vision impaired due to an inoperable brain tumour, Eilish’s trusty guide dog Loie, has given a new found independence. Now she’s determined to experience all life has to offer.
Tim is a talented musician and he’s passionate about helping people to find their tribe: in this short piece he talks abut the bullies and what he did to combat them.