Support for children and young people with limb differences and their families

Personal stories | Kids

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    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’

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    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.

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    Wheelchair basketball, an inclusive sport

    When Brian Carminati began playing wheelchair basketball he found health and fitness, self-confidence and a new direction.

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    Ad celebrates diversity

    Knox, who lives with an arm limb difference, shone for his soccer skills in a TV ad that celebrated difference.

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    Offering a helping hand

    Jake Widjaya wants to share with families his short film about living with a hand limb difference.

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    Sarah jumps for goals

    Athlete, advocate and amputee, Sarah talks about her achievements on and off the sporting field.

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    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.

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    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.