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Canberra United's All Ability Academy is a first for people with a disability in the ACT

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Canberra United's All Ability Academy is a first for people with a disability in the ACT

Luc Lander loves football.

The 15-year-old was ready to play with Australia's Paralympic football team when the COVID-19 health pandemic hit.

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'Welcome to the world of a person with a disability': Aussie living with cerebral palsy gives a new perspective on life in lockdown

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'Welcome to the world of a person with a disability': Aussie living with cerebral palsy gives a new perspective on life in lockdown

For the 37-year-old, who lives with cerebral palsy, the health crisis presents a special risk. He is more likely to become severely ill if he contracts the virus and the risk of community infection is particularly high due his need for constant care.

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They’re Denying Us A Basic Human Right, And That Will Never Be Okay

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They’re Denying Us A Basic Human Right, And That Will Never Be Okay

Here in NSW, Year 12 and the HSC is one of the most stressful times in a young person’s life. Society tells us that the mark we get at the end of those exams will define our future – deciding the paths we take as adults and which doors will be open to us in the mystical world of careers and money.

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Love and disability: ‘inter-ability relationships’ conquer stereotypes

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Love and disability: ‘inter-ability relationships’ conquer stereotypes

He is in a wheelchair, she has multiple sclerosis, but their neighbours know Grzegorz and Magda as a loving couple

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Oliver’s brush with creativity

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Oliver’s brush with creativity

At just 32 years old, this creative powerhouse from Adelaide has written four books, is an artist, poet and speaker.

It just so happens that Oliver also lives with cerebral palsy, epilepsy and vision impairment.

Oliver has been an artist for the last 10 years, had his first exhibition in 2019 at the Campbelltown ArtHouse, and has had his work commissioned and featured on the front of magazines.

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