Personal stories | Kids
Little Seb kicking mighty goals
Seb is an adventurous and friendly seven-year old boy and is making his way as an increasingly independent amputee.
Arav, the considerate and kind boy
Arav was born with limb differences affecting all four of his limbs, something that wasn’t discovered until after his birth.
The power of peer support
Trent explains how peer support helped him to come to the decision to have a below-knee amputation when he was 16. Trent’s amputation has given him a new lease on life, and an enduring relationship with his ‘amputee peer’
Kayla’s letter to children
A message to other children with a limb difference that going to school is great and to always have a go.
Wheelchair basketball, an inclusive sport
When Brian Carminati began playing wheelchair basketball he found health and fitness, self-confidence and a new direction.
Ad celebrates diversity
Knox, who lives with an arm limb difference, shone for his soccer skills in a TV ad that celebrated difference.
Offering a helping hand
Jake Widjaya wants to share with families his short film about living with a hand limb difference.
Sarah jumps for goals
Athlete, advocate and amputee, Sarah talks about her achievements on and off the sporting field.
My little hand
Jessica Fraser feels lucky to have a little hand. She shares tips for explaining a difference at school, getting dressed and using a keyboard.
Lucas the Ninja Turtle
Lucas remembers taking his first steps, shares tips for talking about his limb difference and his plans to become a prosthetist.