Below you will find a number of videos that showcase the good things happening in peer networks around Australia or provide a snapshot of a topic you may want to discuss in a peer network. They have been made by people living with disability. These video can also be found in other sections of the Quick Guides throughout the website.
In this video Tim shares his story about how peer support helped him through a challenging time in his life.
Tim is a member of the Julia Farr Youth peer support network in South Australia.
Joining the peer support group helped reduce Tim’s anxiety and feelings of isolation which contributed to him taking action at work and bettering his situation.
JFA Purple Orange asked several members of the Confidence & Capability Peer Group about some things they wish people without disabilities would stop doing when they meet them. Watch, Learn and Share.
Hannah shares her experience of participating in Prospect Theatre for Young People, a community based drama and theatre program for kids aged 5-15.
Maria is an outside the square thinker, and after years of experimenting and trying out different ways to do things, she has a ton of accessible tips and tricks to share.
Recently she has been adding accessible technology into the mix, which has given her more control over her home environment than she thought possible
In this video Kate Strohm from Siblings Australia shares her insights about setting up a new national peer support group.
In this video, Gillian shares her story about the positive impact of joining a peer support group.
Gillian joined a local group run by Families 4 Families, an orgainisation for people living with Acquired Brain Injury and their families in South Australia.
Gillian describes how being a member of the group, and volunteering for the organisation, gave her back a sense of self.