This site focuses a spotlight on ordinary people doing extraordinary work – changing the world through kindness, empathy and determination. The writing is dedicated to the strength and resilience of those who have struggled and those who are working towards a safer and more just world for all.
At twelve years old, while being treated for anorexia nervosa, I confided in my paediatrician I was worried I had too much baggage: "My medical file is huge; I have Cerebral Palsy, anxiety and anorexia [...]
"Sometimes the biggest challenge is people's perceptions of disability." Dave Jacka was four days short of his twentieth birthday when a motorcycle accident left him with C5 complete spinal cord quadriplegia and 6% physical function. [...]