Hearing Assistance Dog - Michelle's Story

Michelle has experienced hearing loss from her early childhood and it has deteriorated as she has got older. She gets very tired, and at times struggles to lip read along with her hearing aids. She said that without her hearing aids she would not even be able to hear her cat meow.

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It wasn't in an accessible format - Susan's Story

I'm Susan, I'm vision impaired and this is my story about the frustration I experienced when last year my bus company changed the timetables and didn't advertise it in accessible formats.

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"My dignity was kind of trampled on" - Áine's Story

"My dignity was kind of trampled on....

Employment is such a necessary part of feeling valuable a lot of the time and feeling like you have something to contribute.

It is really important that we make the whole application and acceptance and work process as accessible as possible.

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Accessible and Inclusive Entertainment - Mke's Story

When talking about access people usually focus on the accessibility to buildings or rooms. The Access Matters campaign is showing that there are other facets besides physical access.

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The Big Leap – Jock’s Story

Jock Gibson secured a work placement that has taken him to dizzying heights.

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Health and Employment - Pamela's Story

I have several mental health issues including schizophrenia, depression and PTSD as well as cardiomyopathy, chronic back pain and fatigue. I would like to work but require support to do so.

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"They looked at me like I was from another planet" - Les's Story

"They looked at me like I was from another planet".

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International Travel Blues - Susan's Story

I am visually impaired and recently travelled to Singapore with my intellectually disabled daughter via Australia on an Australian airline.

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Retailer Attitudes - Renata's Story

I am Renata & this is my daughter Te Akau. She is my world and the dearest part of my life.

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