I’m old, really old. I turn fifty this year.  My older friends will roll their eyes and look at me with an annoyed expression when I say this – but believe me, I am old. Especially when it comes to technology. If you’re my age and an average Australian, have you ever tried to program…

At Clickability, we’re hearing from various stakeholders about long waiting lists for everything from support coordination to allied health. Why is this happening when we know that there’s so much demand that organisations can’t possibly meet it? My guess is either resistance to change, the ego-driven belief that it makes the organisation look good, or…

I would like to share a picture with you. It is a picture that I often have in my mind. It is of two individuals hand in hand. These two individuals are unique and completely individual. They are different in many ways, they look different, they think differently and they even differ in their intellectual…

Dear Friend, As a fellow Australian with a disability, and as fellow member of the disability community, I write to you with a request. I would not ordinarily be so presumptuous as to lobby you in this way, without invitation, but the message I seek to convey is of such importance that I am compelled to…

When I am asked how I ended up in the field of developmental disability, I generally answer with the story of my older sister, Samantha. Born on the same day but two years apart, we were treated as twins throughout our life. More than that, we were treated as two halves of a whole. Growing…

The Clickability family would like to express its deepest sympathies to everyone affected by the Bourke Street tragedy.  The Bourke Street incident on Friday was a tragedy. Innocent people and children died, while others had their lives turned upside down. Since Friday, everyone has been justifiably calling for a review of the circumstances that led to…

When I got into rap music I was nervous what the public would think of me. I didn’t know a lot of wheelchair-using rappers and I wanted to change that. At certain gigs I often wondered if the audience would see me as a charity case. Just given a go because of my condition. But…

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