You’re Not That Special


The truth is, I entered the disability sector by accident.

It was nearing the end of 2012 when I had to take an extended break from working fulltime, and after almost seven years in the workforce, I had no idea that this was an okay place to be in. Which is why, instead of seeing 2013 as my Year Of Rest, I set about finding something else to do.

It was a tough decision. Should I complete another Arts degree? Do something ‘just for fun’? In chats with loved ones, I was steered away from things with no obvious practical application. Which, given I was in my late 20s and had no career, seemed fair enough.

This is why, after much deliberation, I enrolled in the Certificate IV of Disability. Isn’t that what everybody does when they have a year off work?

My goal for the end of 2013 was…

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