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DSR Canoe

I’m a regular 16 year-old girl with one small difference… I have cerebral palsy.

Needing to use a walker to help me get around doesn’t stop me from doing the things I love. And it doesn’t stop me from giving everything a go.

Every year on 3 December, the world celebrates International Day of People with Disability. The Victorian charity, Disability Sport & Recreation, organises a free festival of accessible sport and recreation in Federation Square, so people of all abilities can try a whole bunch of different activities and find one that suits them. It’s the largest festival of its kind in the state.

A few years ago, I went along and discovered there was some pretty cool stuff I could get involved with.

Since then, I’ve been camping and skiing, played wheelchair basketball and done so much more than I could have imagined.

What will you find at the festival?

To learn more about the Victorian Disability Sport and Recreation Festival, visit www.dsrf.org.au and if you’d like to learn more about what’s out there for people with disability, visit www.dsr.org.au.

Come with me and see the world through my eyes, as I show you how much fun one girl can have.