Here you can read the unique stories from around Australian about why the NDIS matters - and add your support to stories you think our Federal MPs should be hearing.
Michael Kelly’s Story
Hi ,my name is Michael Kelly . I had no idea of any organisations that could possibly help me .I would greatly appreciate more information please. Thank You
I don’t have any…
Dianne Marshall’s Story
Today for the first time in my sons 19 year life I phoned the Commonwealth respite service to get emergency respite. Our details were taken and we were told we woud have a carer to our house by 10.30am which was in approx 45 minutes.…
I need this NDIS as I was born with Spina Bifida. As a result of this I have had numerous operations, use crutches to walk, I also use a wheelchair for long distances. My main worry is I have bladder incontinence and up until 18 months ago I was always at the Doctors with bladder infections that would hospitalise me and would be on very strong doses of antibiotics that were often immune to the infections.…
Naomi Snell’s Story
In 2008, I suffered an alleged adverse reaction to a vaccination. I suffered an auto immune and neurological attack. http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/more-news/class-action-on-cancer-vaccine/story-fn7x8me2-1226180459908
I sustained brain damage and physical disability and was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. However, upon recovery on a steroid treatment, I regained my health and my diagnosis was retracted.…
Anita Audrain’s Story
My daughter Petrina has Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. Ehlers- Danlos is a connective tissue disorder that affects the collagen in her body.
Signs and symptoms include:
Loose, unstable joints with many dislocations
Highly elastic, velvety skin
Fragile skin that bruises or tears easily
Slow and poor wound healing leading to wide scarring
Muscle fatigue and pain
Chronic degenerative joint disease
Advanced premature osteoarthritis with chronic pain
Heart valve problems (mitral valve prolapse and aortic root dilation)
Ehlers – Danlos Syndrome is listed as a rare disease by NORD (National Organization for Rare Disorders) yet we get no help.…
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