December 20, 2014

Where is the dignity?

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Today Samuel was out and about accompanying Michael undertaking a few different tasks. One of them involved visiting the building in the photo above. No ramps, but that’s OK, they have a lift to assist with wheelchair access to the lobby. Except no-one answers the buzzer attached to it for attention… After numerous attempts, one […]

Grand Opening – Nepean Aquatic Centre

Nepean Aquatic Centre - Nepean Swim and Fitness

The Nepean Aquatic Centre is a brand new aquatic facility operated by Nepean Swim and Fitness which contains a dedicated learn to swim pool as well as four 25m lap lanes, two 50m lap lanes (with an innovative new wall installed that allows these lanes to be divided into 25m lanes, to provide six 25m lanes when required) […]

A power non-fatal drowning interview

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Every year in Australia far too many families have to deal with a non-fatal drowning and far too many Australian families wind up with a child with a disability as a result. This interview, courtesy of Raising Kids Arizona, is a powerful reminder about the effects of these events, not just on the child involved […]

Living with severe disability

Most people have no clue about the lives of families of a child with severe disability

The Samuel Morris Foundation supports children that have a wide range of disability as a result of brain injuries. Living with a child with a disability has a wide range of effects on the child, parents, siblings, extended family members and extended community networks. Most people simply have no clue about the myriad of challenges that living […]

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