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Keep up to date with the latest SACARE news as well as blogs related to the disability industry and stories from our community.

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Spina Bifida Awareness Week: Lisa's Story

Spina what? Spina Bifida. You may have never heard about this disability, even though you may have passed by someone in a wheelchair with it, a staggering 150 Australian babies each year are born with it. This week is Spina Bifida Awareness week, and it’s the perfect opportunity to introduce Lisa, a member in SACARE’s community, and a wonderful soul from Adelaide. 

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What I'd Like People to Know About Me

Did you know that 4.2 million Australians have a disability? That's a staggering 18.5% of the population. Thankfully, society is slowly starting to view people with disability as nothing out of the ordinary, by viewing everyone as equal. However there are still so many people who really have no idea how to talk to or how to react to someone with a disability. If you fit into this category, this is natural behavior, and don't worry you're not alone. Alice, one of SACARE's most charismatic and bubbliest residents at the Kingswood property, has open-heartedly shared with us 14 things that she would like people to know about her.