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Walls are made for climbing
The sport of adaptive climbing is quickly building momentum worldwide. Michael Tarulli, a member of Adaptive Climbing Victoria, shares his journey into the sport, why he loves it, and how we can get involved.
Dan
22.08.22 04:41 PM - Comment(s)
To stoma or not to stoma
Ian Douglas shares how getting a colostomy earlier in the year has dramatically improved his life, freeing him from a three-to-four-hour bowel routine and boosting his independence.
Dan
22.08.22 01:29 PM - Comment(s)
Spinal Cord Stimulation, minus the surgery and imlant?
For years, spinal cord stimulators have been implanted in a range of patients to manage complex nerve pain, with the aim to decrease pain and increase function, but what if there was another way?
Dan
18.08.22 12:43 PM - Comment(s)
Simulated mountain air to improve grip function
An upcoming research trial is looking for participants for a study exploring the effects of small doses of low-oxygen air on the upper limb function of people living with incomplete SCIs.
Dan
18.08.22 11:36 AM - Comment(s)
Buyers of modified vehicles beware
After a tortured journey purchasing a second hand modified van, Greg Kidd offers some tips on avoiding a similar fate.
Dan
23.06.22 10:52 AM - Comment(s)
Emerging leaders
In our Skills for Independence series, we hear multiple perspectives on our recent capacity building course, held on Sydney's northern beaches. Two trainee Peer Leaders share their thoughts on the course, and what motivates them to get behind it.
Dan
23.06.22 10:13 AM - Comment(s)
I realised I'd settled for too little 
In our Skills for Independence series, we hear multiple perspectives on our recent capacity building course, held on Sydney's northern beaches. Dawn shares how the course has redrawn her sense of what's possible.
Dan
23.06.22 10:13 AM - Comment(s)
New horizons
In our Skills for Independence series, we hear multiple perspectives on our recent capacity building course, held on Sydney's northern beaches. Robert shares how the course has helped bring his hopes for the future into focus.
Dan
23.06.22 10:13 AM - Comment(s)
Sex, drugs, and a few accessibility issues
Earlier this year, American rock band Foo Fighters played the first stadium concert since the pandemic began. For one attendee, it was his first major event since sustaining a spinal cord injury two years ago, and it was quite the rollercoaster.
Dan
23.06.22 10:12 AM - Comment(s)
We've Got This: Stories by Disabled Parents
Hilary Ash was a single mum living with quadriplegia back in the 1980s. Now a proud grandmother, she reviews We’ve Got This: Stories by Disabled Parents.
Dan
23.06.22 10:12 AM - Comment(s)
Welcome to Boccia
David Swift, from Geelong Adaptive Sports, introduces us to the game of Boccia, and invites us to get involved via their Geelong or Melbourne teams.
Dan
21.06.22 10:44 AM - Comment(s)
Fashionable and functional dressing
No matter your disability, getting dressed can lead to various challenges. After years of waiting, adaptive fashion is finally becoming readily available and in a range of styles you'll actually wear.
Dan
08.06.22 07:21 PM - Comment(s)
Finding my way with rugby
A woman from Hobart describes her journey into wheelchair rugby, the impact it’s had on her recovery, and the supportive community she’s found.
Dan
26.05.22 05:05 PM - Comment(s)
Accessible travel tips for South Gippsland
After almost half a century living with a SCI, Martin Caruana knows a thing or two about accessible adventures. Here are his top picks for visiting South Gippsland.
Dan
19.05.22 04:21 PM - Comment(s)
Parks Victoria welcomes new access and inclusion coordinator 
Amber Smith steps in as the new coordinator responsible for improving accessibility across Victorian parks. Amber brings a wealth of experience to the role and a passion for collaborative change-making.
Dan
18.05.22 03:15 PM - Comment(s)
Tips for getting out and about
Hear advice from a range of experts on how to bring recreation back into your life after the limitations of Covid lockdowns.
Dan
17.05.22 12:14 PM - Comment(s)
When you follow the dream
After a watershed moment with his infant daughter and partner at the time, Geoff Dossetor decided to make the best of a tough hand. Years later, Geoff is a father to a young adult daughter, and a successful mouth painting artist.
Dan
09.05.22 04:59 PM - Comment(s)
Making comfortable clothing that's fun to wear
A woman in Geelong, fed up with drab adaptive clothing available in stores, has been sewing her own.
Dan
23.03.22 09:16 PM - Comment(s)
Discover Gippsland's accessible gems
Traralgon resident Gerard shares his favourite accessible travel destinations in his patch of Gippsland.
Dan
17.03.22 08:46 PM - Comment(s)
Finding better ways to support young men
Michael Moriarty, a departing coordinator for the Living Your Best Life project, fills us in on the project that’s developing strategies to better support young men living with SCI.
Dan
07.03.22 01:48 PM - Comment(s)