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77 Stories and counting!

The 1000 Voices project aims to collect, display, and analyse 1000+ life stories from people with disabilities from around the world. This site is set up so that you can tell your story in any way that you would like to: through images, films, audio, text, or any combination of the above!

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Anna’s Story Of Surviving Prison

November 6, 2012

Australia |

Please see attached for Anna’s story of surviving prison.

AnnaB’s Story of Surviving Prison

Girl Power – 1000 Voices Anthem

January 30, 2012

Australia |

GirlPower is a social and educative support group for women with intellectual and learning disabilities. The group aims to encourage and support women with disabilities to access information on health and lifestyle issues, to foster the development of meaningful, supportive relationships and to enable participation in community events. The GirlPower group have been participating in the 1000 Voices Project and …

Expose Of A Breakdown!

September 29, 2011

Australia |

Subject: Re:  BREAKDOWN!!

Some people can’t conceive of what is like to have the policies of politicians who have little concept of living with a disability continually threatening to erode your already meagre standard of living.

Sixteen years ago I fell into a clinical depression partly over this very issue.  It was awful!  I couldn’t laugh, cry or SLEEP for

What I Have Lost Has Guided Me To What I Have And Will Gain!!!

December 13, 2009

Australia |

My name is Shona, I am 30 years old and 5 years ago I had a car accident and am now a bilateral amputee.  My left leg is above knee high and my right leg is below knee.  I am now in a wheelchair.

Image of Shona Muckert

I was recently home from living in a Ski Resort in France …