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Stories


Whether you are a person with cerebral palsy, carer, parent or friend of someone with cerebral palsy we want to hear your story.

Your story can be submitted as a written piece or video. For a written story please include a photo that we can include with the story (eg. an image that illustrates the theme of your story, self portrait, person with cerebral palsy in action, etc.).  

You can submit your story here.

Please allow 7-10 days for our Communications Team to review your story and help with editing. Once we are finished we will send it back to you for your approval before your story is published.


It's a pleasure to introduce Alex

09, July 2014

Hi, I’m Alex. I’m 22 years old and I have cerebral palsy (CP). I mobilise in a motorised chair. I have excellent verbal skills and people seem to like me. Thanks to lots of planning, forethought and fierce lobbying of politicians at both State and Federal level by Mum and Dad, I find myself in what …

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Claudio Pantè - A Life

01, January 0001

My name is Claudio Pantè and I have cerebral palsy. My hardest challenge was accepting my disability and against the odds I just wanted to be like everybody else and with the determination from myself and my mum everything fell into place. But there was a long hard road ahead of me. My biggest set…

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Brisbane train driver fulfils dream

01, January 0001

It’s estimated that on any day, Queensland Rail City network services carry more than 170,000 customers to work, home, events and other destinations. Perhaps you are one of them. Have you ever thought about the person who is driving you to work? Meet John Denham. He’s a dedicated and committed Que…

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What I Would Tell You…….

01, January 0001

By Julie A. Keon I sensed someone watching me as I comforted my daughter after a particularly traumatizing dentist appointment at the Children’s Hospital. I looked up and saw you staring at us from across the waiting lounge. I didn’t pay much attention, as I have grown accustomed to the curious eye…

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A New Start for Katie

01, January 0001

by Shelley Lloyd We were the first appointment after lunch and the wait seemed to go on forever. But I suppose we’d already been waiting 14 years, what’s another 20 minutes. My husband and I and Katie were finally ushered into the neurologist’s office in Brisbane. He wasn’t one to muck around. “Yo…

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