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.


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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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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CPP disability benefits in Canada – The court decides

By CinBin | June 18, 2018

Reilly vs. Ford case starts from June 18th, and the matter being challenged is that of Insurance Companies deducting CPP disability payments off insurance payments, dollar for dollar.

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When sleep plays coy

By libbytalks | June 13, 2018

I live with the hope that someday sleep will not be so elusive, but once again a dear friend who visits regularly.

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Earlier – how life has changed for me

By marit843 | June 11, 2018

Earlier I used to ask myself why other disabled moaned over life. Now I am the moaner and struggling to find a new way to live a rewarding life.

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Interviews, articles and assessments

By Badgers | June 8, 2018

The true meaning of diversity and inclusion is a place where what you can offer is the overriding factor, regardless of race, religion, gender or disability.

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