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Children have the ability to speak candidly: they're funny, thoughtful and wise. These children tell us what life is really like when you have a parent with a disability.

Chanelle McKenna has cerebral palsy. When she was only eleven years old, her life changed forever when her right to parent was stolen from her.

Mandy is now a proud mother with a disability. When her youngest child was being teased at school because of her mum's prosthetic arms and legs, Mandy decided to go into her daughters’ school to educate the other children about disability.

What's it like to be a parent with a disability in the LGBTQI community? When you come from two different marginalised communities, is it easier or harder when you have a child?

Man looking through a pair of binoculars

A podcast discussing the difficult conversations regarding ageing and death, and ways to start talking about a person's final days.

ABC RN Big Ideas radio program discussing the dichotomy between technology that enables people with disability and technology which excludes them.

Signs in one direction point to retire the other direction point to work

A major research project by former psychologist Michael Longhurst sees 200 retirees interviewed to gain an understanding of retirement.

An inter generational playgroup at a Brisbane aged care facility

A trial project is being done to have children and aged care residents taking part in social and learning activities together, with benefits for both groups.

The series explores the complexities that parenting with a disability brings, whilst also challenging the stigmas and stereotypes.

Two people sitting on a park bench, view from behind

A podcast looking at how prepared people are for retirement.