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Have The Nerve: A Podcast About Disability
35 minutes | 12 days ago
Life lessons with SCIA's Peer and Family Support Team
Can having a disability change you?The SCIA peer and family support team talk about their lived experiences and the reality of living with a spinal cord injury.Hear from Rob, Dan and Jess about what is truly important, lessons they’ve learnt along the way like patience, advocating for themselves, independence and dealing with mental health.Let’s put disability into perspective; changing mindsets, learning from other people, engaging in support and services available and not forget about how important mental health is.Spinal cord injury isn’t just doom and gloom, it’s about living your best life and focussing on what brings you joy.Information about what we have discussed in this episode:SCIA Peer and Family Support Team - https://scia.org.au/peer-support/CreditsThis episode has been written, produced and edited by Susan Wood with assistance from Michelle Kearney and Nathan Mikhael. Logo art by Cobie Ann Moore.Spinal Cord Injuries Australia is a for-purpose organisation that supports people with a spinal cord injury and other neurological conditions. For more information about our supports and services visit scia.org.au.We want to hear from you! This podcast is as much yours as it is ours and we want to make sure you are informed, educated and empowered. Visit our forum and let us know what you want to hear!
36 minutes | a month ago
Got Pride! Identity, discrimination and overcoming barriers for queer people with disability
What are some of the challenges that people with disability within the queer community face when finding supports? Join host Susan Wood, SCIA Peer and Family Support Coordinator Jess Pellow, SCIA Policy and Advocacy Team Leader Michael Magro and ACON Community Health Promotion Officer, LGBTQ+ People With Disability Project Charbel Zada to talk about the QueerAbility NDIS Toolkit, dating and relationships, representation and what can we do as a society to better understand the issues and take action.Information about what we have discussed in this episode:ACON QueerAbility NDIS Toolkit - https://www.acon.org.au/who-we-are-here-for/people-with-disability/ CreditsThis episode has been written, produced and edited by Susan Wood with assistance from Nathan Mikhael and Michelle Kearney. Logo art by Cobie Ann Moore. Spinal Cord Injuries Australia is a for purpose organisation that supports people with a spinal cord injury and other neurological conditions. For more information about our supports and services visit scia.org.au.We want to hear from you! This podcast is as much yours as it is ours and we want to make sure you are informed, educated and empowered. Visit our forum and let us know what you want to hear!
1 minutes | 2 months ago
Have The Nerve - Trailer
Get ready for Spinal Cord Injuries Australia’s brand-new podcast Have the Nerve! We will cover topics important to people living with spinal cord injuries and neurological conditions - including sexuality, advocacy, over 65s, NDIS and more! We aim to inform, educate and empower people with disability, their families, carers, friends as well as people who work in the disability sector. We will be releasing episodes from March 4, so hit that follow button wherever you’re listening.
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