A personal story from New Years Eve 2002 told by a “man in a wheelchair”
I live with the hope that someday sleep will not be so elusive, but once again a dear friend who visits regularly.
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.
A study from Victoria University invites siblings of people diagnosed with mental health issues to participate in research, to find out more about the impact of family stigma.
An introduction post from one of our members of the My Disability Matters Community.
Bipolar one disorder is a brain chemistry disorder. Yes, it is all in my head, quite literally. Get the chemistry right and voila! I’m back!
It is very hard to explain to people who have never known serious depression or anxiety the sheer continuous intensity of it. There is no off switch.
We all belong to society one way or the other. We all walk through life whether we are immigrants, disabled or have other challenges.
An inspirational story of fighting against the odds – hats off to Shaun for not letting his disability, Cerebral Palsy, get better of him.
A story idea for your interest and comments.
I would welcome anyone looking for a safe place to express yourself and learn and live in your own skin with friends also searching for a friendly place to be themselves – embrace your disability and check out My Disability Matters Club – rekindle your inner spirit!
Travelling alone with a visible disability can sometimes be challenging. When things go wrong or I get annoyed I can get temperamental there and then. Later I strive to see the humouristic side, but there are times it can be difficult.
A story from the Baby Boomer generation – of family, their struggles and quest for happiness.
Leah Serdoner shares her struggle with us, growing up with a disability, in the absence of any family support.
Life takes an unexpected turn for Marit Egseth as she finds love and happiness in Gambia, Africa.