The Hon. John Ajaka, the Minister for Disability Services and Ageing and Mark Taylor, Liberal candidate for the new Seven Hills seat, toured TAD to learn about how our skilled volunteers change the lives of people with a disability.
Mitchel Olsen is 10 years old and is a member of the Southern Cross bike club with his younger brother Andy.
Mitchel has cerebral palsy and can't walk or stand independently. He gets around mostly in a wheelchair but when he gets on his Freedom Wheels bike, he can feel the thrill of riding.
Amanda is mother to 1 year old Madeline. She was concerned about lifting Madeline safely when she grew as Amanda has a chromosomal disorder which has resulted in reduced height, osteoporosis and arthritis in her wrists and hands.