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.


Consumer voices to drive change

By Kelly Gray - My Care My Choice | February 15, 2017

My Care My Choice enables people to search for support based on criteria that are important to them including providing a space where people can read unbiased reviews of the services they provide.

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Customer service and the customer experience – a community services perspective

By Kelly Gray - My Care My Choice | February 9, 2017

My Care My Choice aims to provide people and families with accessible, non-biased information on the community services they will be accessing.

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A day in my life

By Lynne | February 6, 2017

Lynne shares a day in her life, as she travels into Melbourne for a spot on TV. Lynne uses a power wheelchair.

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Crip Tips and Crip Tech

By Richard | January 18, 2017

I am going to endeavor to write weekly either a tech review or a tip to make life a bit easier or simpler for those who are, like me, disabled.

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My career with visual impairment: What can a blind person do for a career?

By Zoe | January 10, 2017

There seems to be an assumption that there are jobs that are ideal for the blind and visually impaired based on their unique characteristics and limitations. I am thrilled to disappoint you!

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Career Choices of 5 People with Vision Loss

By Zoe | January 7, 2017

Mass media always focus on famous stars with vision loss as unyielding role models; however, for people who barely expect rich ophthalmological resources in visual impairment, life situations and career development of ordinary ones seem more related to the daily life.

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Challenges of Writing my own Mental Health Plan

By KarlettaA | December 30, 2016

I’ve previously posted about the benefits of writing my own Mental Health Plan. I talked in part about frustration of having to repeat my story to every new professional. I also have trouble speaking and a faulty memory when overwhealmed.

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On Writing my own Mental Health Plan

By KarlettaA | December 30, 2016

I’m writing about the process and benefits of writing my own Mental Health Plan. A number of people have told me to talk to my General Practitioner (GP) about getting a Mental Health Plan. I have done so a number

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Progress on my Ebook: Sucessful to Burnt Out

By KarlettaA | December 28, 2016

Karletta is writing a blog post series and ebook about people who’ve been successful but had to stop working. Would you like to contribute to the ebook?

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Facing Bipolar: the young adult’s guide to dealing with bipolar disorder – A Life-Altering Book 

By Ari | December 13, 2016

When I received my diagnosis of bipolar disorder a couple of months ago, I felt winded.

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New site to bring disability community together

By Dale Reardon | December 1, 2016

A new social network, the MDM Club, will be officially launched today to help connect the disability community across Australia and all over the world.

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Welcome to the MDM Club Blog

By Jo Reardon | November 4, 2016

The My Disability Matters (MDM) Club is finally here! One exciting part of the MDM Club, is this blog. As a member of the club, you have the option to write and publish your own blog posts, which will appear here. You are also welcome to submit video and photo posts.

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