Archive for May, 2015

‘Choice and Control’ from a parents perspective

I was invited to provide some insight into what “Choice and Control” means for myself, my family and especially our four year old daughter. Our daughter was born a seemingly healthy little girl. At around 6 months of age, alarms bells starting ringing when she was still not bearing weight through her legs, not making […]

Opening up communication channels thanks to Carer Respite

Meet Mia and her mum Nancy. Nancy is a carer who accesses respite services through the Independent Living Centre WA’s Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centre. The Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centre assists over 160 carers, through the Respite support for carers of young people with a severe or profound disability program, who care for a […]