During the day I am involved in activities that improve and maintain my health like exercise and physiotherapy. I also really like art and am a talented painter. I have a big family around me. I would like to learn to better use a computer. I love watching all forms of soccer also. I am part of MEDA’s Consumer Advisory Group because I enjoy meeting People.
I am often busy during the day involved with many activities in my local community including mosaics, creative art, knitting and my local library. I am a big footy fan and I barrack for Hawthorn and the Box Hill Hawks. I would like to learn to speed walk. I am part of MEDA’s Consumer Advisory Group because I like meeting people and find it interesting.
I work part time in a very busy workplace. On the weekend I am involved in a Men’s shed which I really enjoy. I would like to learn to use a computer. I am involved with MEDA’s Consumer Advisory Group because I want to have a say.
I am a member of MEDA’s Committee of Management and MEDA’s Consumer Advisory Group. I am very committed to both roles and want to stand up for people with disability. I represent the Advisory Group on MEDA’s Committee of Management. I also work as a member of the Reinforce peer workers team, providing training to other disability groups to help them understand what advocacy is about, as well as other ideas that could help improve the disability community.
I enjoy listening to music, catching up with family and my boyfriend and doing art. I would really like to learn more about cooking meals. I am part of MEDAs Consumer Advisory Group because I like to be heard.
I visit my Mum and the other people in her Nursing home every day. I spend time with everyone chatting and being their friend. I have a friendly cat called Zoro. I am also a Richmond supporter and would love to meet Dustin Martin. I am part of MEDAs Consumer Advisory Group because I enjoy the other people who come along.
My name is Jason Ryan I am a 51-year-old male
I have an acquired brain injury as a result of a fall when I was young.
I also have some movement difficulty as a long-term result of my fall.
I have several interests, such as fishing , travelling on the bus with my friend Peter who is a bus driver, we go out several times a week which gets me out of the boarding house where I live.
I also enjoy going out for dinner with my small group of friends and going to the Box Hill recreation centre to use the hydrotherapy pool, where I have also got to know several people.
I like to keep active as I get bored easily.
I drive a car which helps with my independence to go and do things on my own.
I have a good support worker who helps me with my goals and community interaction.
I enjoy being social and involved with people, but come across a bit reserved with people I don’t know well.
Hi my name is Heidi and I enjoy art & wood work & I love my family time. I love my mum so much we’re both like glue I would be lost without her. I also love animals ♥️ I really want a purpose in life and I really think a job would help do that. Would also help with my confidence. I believe in what I’m writing ✍️. I also love to exercise when I have time to keep healthy. I love true crime to.
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