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Stuart’s Story

Stuart’s Story

Job dilemmas, being in the public eye and Aussie Hands president – Stuart’s story Lily Toengi-Andrews Stuart discovered Aussie Hands on social media two years ago and initially became involved as a mentor with our Peer Support Network and assisting with the...
Tom’s Story

Tom’s Story

A special fit – Tom’s grasp on prosthetics and link to Aussie Hands Fiona Passmore What ignited Tom’s interest in prosthetics, what has he learnt and how has he helped the Aussie Hands community? ‘My pop lost his finger in a go-karting accident and although he...
Natalie’s Story

Natalie’s Story

Challenges, connections and mentoring – Natalie’s story by Lily Toengi-Andrews Natalie is the youngest mentor in the newly rolled out Aussie Hands Peer Support Network and Resource Toolkit and is looking forward to supporting kids in the areas of making friends,...
Alicia & Charlie’s Story

Alicia & Charlie’s Story

Handling difficult decisions about surgery – Alicia & Charlie’s story Fiona Passmore When Alicia asked her 7-year old son, Charlie, if he was OK with her talking to Aussie Hands about his difference, he replied ‘Of course, that’s so good.  Just because I’m...
Knox’s Story

Knox’s Story

Paralympic dreams among opportunities knocking for Knox Fiona Passmore It’s mind over matter. Anything’s possible if you put your mind to it, the important thing is having a positive mindset.’ – Michael Lyddiard   ‘When I tell people what happened to my arm, they...