Posted on Thursday 3 February, 2022
The Summer Foundation’s Information Service and Lived Experience Advisor, Emma Gee, chats with one of the organisation’s Lived Experience Facilitators, Shanais Nielsen, about the best ways to plan, navigate, stay positive and up to date in this COVID world.
Posted on Wednesday 19 January, 2022
Helen has been a long-time contributor to the work of the Summer Foundation. She shares her lived experience of disability in an effort to create change. Helen worked with a team to create resources for people who are thinking of moving out of aged care.
Posted on Wednesday 15 December, 2021
It really has been such a pleasure speaking with George Taleporos in his Reasonable and Necessary podcast, discussing such a relevant and important issue. COVID-19 will probably affect us all, or at least someone close to us.
Posted on Thursday 2 December, 2021
Meet Kate, she has been living with MS for 26 years. She writes about her experience and explains why International Day of People with Disability is important.
Posted on Monday 8 November, 2021
The Summer Foundation’s Curator, Gina Fall, chats with Helen Burt about her work in a Summer Foundation codesign project.
Posted on Monday 11 October, 2021
Earlier this year, Lu and Gina met Ned, his housemates and his family to capture their experience living in an ‘individualised living option’ (ILO) homeshare arrangement. Lu caught up with the housemates recently to see how it is all going.
Posted on Wednesday 15 September, 2021
The Summer Foundation’s Curator, Emma Gee, chats with one of the organisation’s Project Coordinators, Helen Jeisman, about the new UpSkill Provider Directory – a searchable online directory of support coordinators and NDIS allied health professionals.
Posted on Wednesday 1 September, 2021
New podcasts, videos and support tools are now available on the Housing Hub website to help people moving out of aged care. Emma Gee, Summer Foundation staff member, speaks about creating these tools with a group of people with experience of the moving process.
Posted on Thursday 13 May, 2021
Read about opportunities for people with lived experience of disability to feel empowered from our contributors at the Summer Foundation – James, Helen and Linda.
Posted on Monday 16 November, 2020
Today, Paulene sits comfortably in her new specialist disability accommodation (SDA) apartment overlooking the city. “I feel free, just so beautiful, I feel like I’m on top of the world…”
Posted on Thursday 25 June, 2020
Personally, COVID-19 hasn’t really impacted me in a bad way and has actually been a lovely opportunity to spend quality time with my family. I have really missed my support…