Kevin talks about his experience having both an Acquired Brain Injury and Schizophrenia and finding support through the NDIS to stay out of justice system.
Dorothy discusses her gendered experience of the criminal justice system and her struggles to find support. She talks about her self-advocacy journey and using her experiences to influence change.
Graham was hesitant about becoming a self-advocate, he has a long history of seeing things talked about and nothing changing. He shares his experiences of loneliness and finding a home outside of prison.
Michael explains how his efforts to transition to life in the community was frustrated by the lack of housing and effective support.
John shares his experiences of police, justice and prison and his personal journey to come to terms with his acquired brain injury.
Voices for Change
In this episode we learn about the over-representation of people with acquired brain injury in the criminal justice system and some of the priorities that the Voices for Change hope the Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability will consider.