Tag: women with disability

On the Platform with Katherine Reed

Tell us about yourself My name is Katherine Reed, I’m 35, married to Tim and Mum to Will (7) and Harry (5). We all live on our family property in Rosevale, Tasmania. I grew up on the land, riding horses and generally running amok. My Mum is one of 12 […]

On the Platform with Kendra Erhardt

Tell us about yourself My name is Kendra Erhardt, I am from Alberta, Canada and am 32 years old. I have been a full-time manual wheelchair user for the past 5 years as a result of a spinal cord injury sustained in a sports accident. I started Wheelie Girl Travel […]

On the Platform with Jo Hargreaves

Tell us about yourself My name is Jo and I’m 56 years young. I live on the traditional Country of the Kaurna people (Adelaide, South Australia) with my partner Lea-ann and two dogs (Cavoodles) – Peanut and Tobi. My 27-year-old daughter lives close by with her fiancé. What has been […]

Tahira Kelly standing on the street with one of her Fairy Floss Turtle bollards around Geraldton.

Back on the Platform with Tahira Kelly

Credit Geraldton Guardian for banner image Its been awhile since Tahira Kelly shared her story with us, and Platform Stories is delighted to share with you just how busy and creative this young Yamatji woman has been since we first spoke with her in 2021. Tahira Kelly is  a 26-year-old […]

On the Platform with Chanel Bowen

Tell us about yourself My name is Chanel Bowen, I live in the South West of WA and I just turned 30… Goodness! What has been your journey of disability? I acquired my disability as an adult. Managing any disability in this ableist society is always a challenge, but I […]

On the Platform with Jaimie Topham

Tell us about yourself My name is Jaimie Topham, I am 19 years old, and I live in Perth WA. I graduated from high school at the end of 2021 and have been working as an Administrator for an international engineering company for the past 8 months. Now I am […]

On the Platform with Ebonny McGann

Tell us about yourself I’m a 33 year old, crazy as ever, spinal cord injury survivor living in Perth, Western Australia. I like to think of myself as a somewhat responsible adventure junky,  but putting yourself out there doesn’t come without risk right? What has been your journey of disability? […]

On the Platform with Amanda Turner

Title Image credit Jessi Story Tell us about yourself My name is Amanda Turner, I’m 37 years old and I live in Adelaide,  South Australia What has been your journey of disability? I was diagnosed with Complex PTSD in my late 20’s after a number of years of being misdiagnosed […]

On the Platform with Noella Angel

Tell us about yourself I’m Noella, people also know me as Chook as it is easier to remember. I am living in Munno Para, South Australia, but move regularly due to my boyfriends job. I’m currently sitting at 29yrs old, hitting the big 30 in August, and I’m super keen […]

On the Platform with Tiffiny Carlson

There is a great deal of ongoing discussion around the need for honest representation of disabled people within the media, how people with lived experience need to be driving the way we are portrayed – in all our diverse and uniqueness. We have many wonderful examples of people with disabilities […]

Today has been just a regular day

Today has been just a regular day, nothing exciting or amazing, a coffee with my husband, an appointment and a workout followed by a cup of tea and a cuddle with my cat. The sun will set soon and with it the passing of another anniversary of my “second” life. […]