The 1000 Voices project aims to collect, display, and analyse 1000+ life stories from people with disabilities from around the world. This site is set up so that you can tell your story in any way that you would like to: through images, films, audio, text, or any combination of the above!
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March 14, 2013
After leaving school I was often upset when my intellectual disability prevented me from getting a job. My mother would say, “Don’t worry about it, you have a job, you are a poet.”
Now that my poems have been published I can accept that what she told me is true. From now on, if anyone asks what I do, I …
February 16, 2013
hi im vinh nguyen i was born disability i born in monash Clayton have heart problem i went to have surgery in Royal children hospital i have mental health and autism i have autism i like arts and drawing i go to wallara and arts access Victoria i done a magazine with AAV artsider . I like arts drawing
conact me vinh.nguyen701 skype
February 1, 2013
Unlike most people living with a disability I have not had to deal with a host of barriers in my everyday life. I very rarely attract staring gazes, and I have not really been subjected to heartache and disadvantage. If I appeared in a video you would not see that I have a disability so I might as well tell …
January 8, 2013
January 7, 2013
September 17, 2012
Well, I am at university and continue to achieve academically. I still have faith in the basic goodness of people although, like most other people who are not considered mainstream, that faith is tested almost every day. Every day teaches me something new about people and behaviour, and I guess the biggest lesson was to understand how similar people really …
July 10, 2012
A collection of photos that are important to Rodney Mills.
July 10, 2012
Phil gets around in an electric wheelchair as he has had quadriplegia for more than 40 years. This has resulted in having no finger movement and few arm muscles function. Phil took up photography in 2002 in the belief that it would be relaxing and encourage him not to work so hard however the joys of photography took such a …