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Disability: a personal journey

Disability, its symptoms and its associated experiences are as diverse as we are individual. It can be difficult to understand or imagine the personal journey of someone with a disability. Digital stories and storytelling through film and books give us valuable insights into the complex issues surrounding disability.

How would you cope with a disability?

The Next Chapter

Craig Dawson

Craig led a healthy, physically fit lifestyle until he developed multiple sclerosis (MS) at the age of 23.

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How are people with mental illness treated in society?

Lost in Time and Space

John Star

John provides a brilliant account of someone's perspective of schizophrenia.

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How do people cope with chronic illness?


Noel Atkinson

Noel's father taught him how to shear. When he became a shearer, he found the travelling placed pressure on his relationships with his partner and children.

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