We see people with disabilities achieve their impossible every single day, through determination and a brilliant ‘can do’ attitude. You can browse some of their inspiring stories below. To show your support and make a real difference, sign up for a Can Do challenge or donate now.
One month before Nicki's 18th birthday, she was involved in a serious car crash. No one knew the extent of the damage to her brain. For the next month, Nicki's life hung in the balance. But five weeks later, something amazing happened: Nicki lifted her right hand and scratched the back of her head. This signalled the beginning of her long and tough road to rehabilitation.View more
When he was 19 years old, Jon was involved in a head-on car collision which left him with a serious brain injury. Although Jon's life had changed forever, and his rehabilitation was slow, Jon and his family were determined not to give up. At National Star, Jon learnt to not just accept his limitations, but focus his energy on achieving what was possible.View more
Jennifer experienced an epileptic seizure when she was 19 months old, leaving her blind and unable to speak. Having to express herself using only gestures and sounds meant that making all of the everyday decisions most of us take for granted became a huge and frustrating challenge.View more