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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.


For those who say U Can’t, U Can!

01, January 0001

By Pattee Mak I had the pleasure to speak with Connecticut native and wheelchair boxer Ian Cannon who has cerebral palsy spastic quadriplegia. This is a condition that affects the limb movements in which the nervous system does not work effectively and results in difficulty with movement or mental …

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Ben Roche - Kicking Goals

01, January 0001

At the age of 12, Ben Roche was one of two people with Cerebral Palsy given the opportunity to train once every 3 months with the Australian Paralympics team at the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra. In 2003 Ben was invited to join the National team in South America where Australia participa…

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A Book to Move You

01, January 0001

27-year-old Northcott client Laura McGee has written an autobiography to share with others her experiences living with cerebral palsy. The book, Wheels in Motion, addresses different topics including people’s attitudes, socialising, everyday obstacles, gaining an education and therapy. Laura’s phy…

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The Hon. K.L. Vincent - Dignity for Disability

01, January 0001

Kelly Vincent is a Member of the Legislative Council for political party Dignity for Disability, promoting Dignity through Choice for people with disabilities, their families, carers and networks in South Australia. Aged 21, at the time of the March 2010 election, she is Australia’s youngest female …

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Actor’s Stage Magic

01, January 0001

Glenhuntly resident, Norman Ryan, an employee at Scope’s South East Industries in Clayton, was the star of a show with theatre group One Voice. One Voice, with its cast almost entirely of players with cerebral palsy, has performed to sell-out audiences at chapel off chapel in prahran and prepared w…

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