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Uplifting conversations with people of different abilities, who are living healthy, socially connected and fulfilling lives.

The Grow Bold with Disability podcast by Feros Care is a place where we discuss the taboo, the uncomfortable and funny side of living with disability. You will hear uplifting stories of people overcoming adversity, along with educational and informative episodes about the disability sector.

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Episode 8: Growing Bold and Autism
with Chloe Maxwell

Hear from Chloe Maxwell about her son Max who has autism, his diagnosis and why she started the charity 4 ASD Kids.

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Episode 7: Growing Bold using Virtual Reality
with Angus McConnel

Discover what happened to Angus, how he became a C7 quadriplegic, his struggles and how virtual reality has helped his rehabilitation.
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Episode 6: Growing Bold while Parenting with a Disability
with Eliza Hull

Hear from Eliza Hull about what it is like parenting with a disability and her struggles with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.
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Episode 5: Growing Bold and Looking Different
with Carly Findlay

Hear what is it like growing up in Australia looking different and how to overcome people’s perception of what is normal from Carly Findlay.

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Episode 4: Growing Bold and Finding Independence
with Perry Cross & Tom Ray

Hear from Perry Cross, a quadriplegic and his good mate Tom Ray on how mateship has inspired a new initiative for independent living.

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Episode 3: Growing Bold with Art
with Priscilla Sutton

Hear from Priscilla Sutton about her life and how she has traveled the world with her exhibition of prosthetic limbs titled ‘Spare Parts’.

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Episode 2: Growing Bold and Falling in Love
with Barney & Kada Miller

Discover how aspiring pro surfer Barney ended up a quadriplegic, and how a chance meeting at a bar lead to a beautiful love story.

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Episode 1: Growing Bold and Down Sydrome
with Rosanne Stuart

Learn more about Madeline Stuart and who she is, her struggles and her rise to become a supermodel.

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About the podcast

The Grow Bold with Disability podcast focuses on uplifting conversation, motivational stories and building inclusive communities.

This is a pilot series of 12 episodes which will be published weekly on a Wednesday starting the 12th March. The podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Google Podcasts.

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Hosted by Pete Timbs

Pete Timbs is a TV, radio and magazine journalist. Pete has been working in TV, radio and magazines since 2001 and has interviewed hundreds of people. He brings a sympathetic ear, understands people and can finesse the best stories and memories. Pete has recently launched and hosted an interview-centric podcast for Who Magazine: ‘Who are you with Pete Timbs’, which reached number one in its category on iTunes.

Email: [email protected]
Website: www.blackmeoutproductions.com.au

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Guest co-host Tristram Peters

Tristram Peters is a writer, editor, and disability advocate with a keen passion for sport. He recently represented Australia at the Powerchair Football World Cup and sits on the sport’s executive board for the Asia Pacific Oceania zone. He's also the Community Engagement Manager at Clickability, an online directory which helps people with disabilities find and review their supports.

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tristrampeters/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tristram.peters
Website: clickability.com.au

About Clickability

Clickability is a unique disability service directory, where people with disabilities, carers and referrers (e.g. support coordinators) not only search for new services, but also rate and review ones they've used.

Using the directory, people with disability can make an informed choice as they try to find a service that suits their needs.

Visit www.clickability.com.au to explore services, leave a review, or read our blog. You can also contact the team at Clickability 1800 414 616 or [email protected].

Feros Care

Feros Care is a market leading, multi-award winning, not-for-profit organisation. We provide aged care services and support to people living with a disability in five states across Australia. Feros Care is an NDIS Partner delivering Local Area Coordination services in Queensland, South Australia and Australian Capital Territory. To find out more about our Local Area Coordination services click here.


Podcast disclaimer

The content, views, thoughts and opinions expressed in this podcast series are those of the individuals involved. They are not necessarily condoned by, or, are the views of Feros Care. Feros Care is not responsible for and does not verify the accuracy of any of the information contained in the podcast series available for listening on this site.

The primary purpose of the podcast series is to discuss topical issues. This podcast does not constitute professional advice or services.

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