My Disability Matters Club

My Disability Matters Members Blog

Visit the MDM Club Members' Blog to read stories from members of the MDM Club, about any topic that interests them.

Many of our members share stories about living with disability and give an insight into their day to day life.

 

Finding my father’s biological family

By Amber Kay | August 17, 2019

  My blog is intended to share my journey in my life as a Deaf woman, to share my challenges I endured growing up and continue to do so, as well as my accomplishments in spite of my deafness. I

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NDIS Rejection

By Sheila Smith | July 23, 2019

Has your NDIS application was rejected? Don’t give up, appeal. Read this story about what was missed.

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Understanding Support Coordination Under The NDIS

By The Benevolent Society | July 1, 2019

If your NDIS plan includes Coordination of Supports, then The Benevolent Society Support Coordinators can help you navigate the NDIS and get the most out of your plan.

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NDIS Plans Explained – The What, The How and The Process

By The Benevolent Society | July 1, 2019

Your NDIS plan develops from your first meeting with a Local Area Coordinator. Read through the steps to get to a final plan.

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Disability lobbying by Nardy House

By Nardy House | October 21, 2018

Linda Burney, Labor MP, visited Nardy House to discuss ongoing problems being experienced at Nardy House with CEO, Denise Redmond.

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Developing a disability in mid-career…

By Paul | September 19, 2018

Have you developed or acquired a disability while employed? If so, your help would be appreciated for a new research study.

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A Love Story

By wvanheeren1 | September 19, 2018

A personal story from New Years Eve 2002 told by a “man in a wheelchair”

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Aspiring Medical Students with Disabilities

By jerusha1 | August 28, 2018

My name is Jerusha. I am a Bachelor of Science (Biomedical Sciences) undergraduate at Victoria University. I am seeking advocacy from you (or someone else you know) for a pathway/entry scheme for aspiring medical students with disabilities.

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Hello Everyone

By Gandalf the Purple | August 7, 2018

New Club member Toby – or Gandalf the Purple – shares a little about his life. Come and chat with Toby!

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Prejudism

By marit843 | July 25, 2018

Read a personal story from Marit about being prejudged due to disability, race or other differences.

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My Battle

By Jasmine.Houska | July 10, 2018

Honestly it’s been really hard for the last month or so to even get out of bed in the morning. I’ve just been so tired. So tired of pretending to be happy and pretending that my meds are working. I

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An Introduction by My Disability Matters Club Member Kristy

By Cruising Kristy | June 22, 2018

An Introduction by My Disability Matters Club Member Kristy

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