Bio

Jackie and her daughter Hannah will share their story about how they have built an inclusive life for Hannah including in school and out of school activities and relationships. Jackie will look at ways that Hannah has become the author of her own life, the importance of valued roles and the Circle of Support initiative, and how that all translates into ‘teenager’ speak. Jackie is the Team Leader at JFA Purple Orange, a social profit enterprise in Adelaide, and has a background in human rights law and journalism. Jackie and her family also self-manage Hannah’s NDIS package and will talk about how they use this and other supports to achieve Hannah’s goals