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Let's Go! Disability services: Inspired to live your life, your way
Let's Go! Disability services: Inspired to live your life, your way

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After a fall from a horse caused a spinal cord injury, Christopher Reeve dedicated his life to advocacy and research. #disability #spinalcordinjury #SCI #Superman
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#Fibromyalgia which causes widespread pain and tenderness in the body, is actually quite common (affecting up to 5% of people). But surprisingly, many people have never even heard of it. With this in mind, we decided it was time to shed some light on this condition.
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Joseph Merrick, known through his life as the Elephant man, lived a challenging but extraordinary life. We’re taking a look at this amazing story in our new blog.
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Single use straws are definitely a problem for our environment. While companies and even countries talk about banning them, people with a disability have raised another side to the argument.... #disability #straws
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Snapchat lets you add fun animal ears to your photos, but it can also make you look flawless. Doctors have suggested this could be contributing to mental illness, which a recent study coins ‘Snapchat Dysmorphia’. #snapchat #disability #mentalillness #mentalhealth
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Years ago, some people may have said there was a stigma around tattoos… but these days, people all around the world are actually getting tattoos to break down the stigma of mental illness and disability!

Warning: This post deals with issues of depression, anxiety, self-harm, and suicide and may be triggering for some readers.

#disability #mentalhealth #mentalillness #tattoo
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​In 1988, #polio affected 350,000 children every year, sometimes causing paralysis and death. Find out more about polio and the work being done to get rid of it for good!
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Could the eccentric and brilliant Einstein have had #autism? This is what some researchers have suggested over the years. Read on to find out why.
https://www.hwns.com.au/about-us/blog/Did-Einstein-have-autism/
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If you feel wobbly when you are standing on a ledge, you may think you have a #phobia of heights. The word ‘phobia’ gets thrown around a lot, but how well do we really understand them... https://www.hwns.com.au/about-us/blog/surprising-facts-about-phobias/
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While Vincent van Gogh is one of the world’s most renowned painters, he is also synonymous with the term ‘tortured artist’.

Only 37 years old when he died, van Gogh sadly did not live long enough to see the extent of his legacy...
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