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.
'Assistive technology' refers to ways that equipment and software can assist people with limited movement: it includes any device or system that provides people with practical solutions to everyday life activities.
In this video Nick shares his story about how assistive technology has helped support his daily life.
Hear directly from the participants of this user-led youth initiative as they talk about the benefits of peer mentoring and the positive impact on young people living with disability and their families.
Peer Connect spoke with three families about their experience of the NDIS. They share what is in their child's plan, tips and advice for how they have been able to get the most out of their plan and how the NDIS has made a difference for their child.
In this video, Families4Families peer support network members discuss the benefits of being a part of the group.
Smart shopping with Casey and Reece is an animated video for consumers with disability in Easy English about consumer rights.
DSO CoMHWA brought peers together to share ideas for improving mental health and wellbeing, drawing on the wisdom of their lived experience of mental health distress and recovery and contributing to a welcoming peer-led community event.
These views have been captured in this video.
In this video, members of Families4Families discuss the benefits of volunteering.
In this video, Families4Families CEO Jen Farnden talks about staying connected
The Physical Disability Council of NSW runs a number of monthly peer groups all across the state. The groups are an opportunity for people to meet up and share knowledge and practical advice as well as moral support. This video features the Blacktown group and Community Connector Carolyn Campbell-McLean.
Queenslanders with Disability Network (QDN) and a group of organisations are working together on the Getting on the NDIS Grid project.
This project is working with people under 65 who may experience additional challenges engaging with the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
QDN has made a great video about the project, and the impact this peer led project is having on people's lives.
To celebrate World Down Syndrome day this year, Include Us from the Start released this video titled 'Leah Goes to school'
First Peoples Disability Network has a Peer Support group in the Northern Territory, they would like to share this video with the peer support groups, to promote how best to support their mobs with alternative mediums.