Can-Do-Ability: Answers and Solutions from my personal experiences of living with a disability

Jo-Blogs on the Today Show!!!

4 Feb 2010Hello all...

For those who didn't catch my appearance on the Today Show in Australia or if you did see it and would like to watch it again, please click on the link below

http://video.au.msn.com/watch/video/life-with-brittle-bones/xasazk8

I had lots of fun doing the story, I love the camera ;-)

I want to thank everyone for the wonderful feedback I've been getting! If you need help or advice on anything disability related or know anyone who does or if you simply just have something great to tell me, send me an email or join me on Facebook.

Jodie xx


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Previous Comments

Jordan Kamnitzer from Los Angeles, Ca USA posted on 18 Mar 2010
Incredible. A wonderful role model for someone who wants to things all by themselves without any support. WOW

Bob Bernstein from Hamilton, ON- Canada posted on 27 Feb 2010
Congratulations! So inspirational!

Jo-Blogs from Sydney posted on 11 Feb 2010
Hi Kymberleigh, Thanks for your comments... I actually got my first job with the help of NOVA Employment, then had a few different ones between this job now working for NOVA. I'm sorry that you didn't have a positive experience, but NOVA Employment does have an extremely high success rate in finding people jobs that they love and keeping them there. They also work very hard to find jobs for their clients and don't give up until they do. What happened to give you a negative experience? In one of my other earlier jobs, I worked for a 'sheltered workshop' where I was paid $1.50 an hour, and they certainly aren't helping anyone with a disability. There needs to be more places around Australia like NOVA Employment. I look forward to hearing from you soon. Jodie.

Kymberleigh Rice-Newbury from Adelaide posted on 10 Feb 2010
Hi Jodie, I've just read your story in Thats Life magazine and I do agree with you people with disabilities can do anything. What do you do if the disability services have let you down?? I live in Adelaide and I've been filling our survey forms to get things change as people who are physically disabled get a raw deal in society. I was living in Sydney for 7 years and I was with Nova but they didn't do anything, I thought they were hopeless, its good to hear you had success after many rejections from sending out your resume

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