Lived experiences

on Amplify

Lived experiences

Kaua e whakakoha i au, he hauā noa nōku

Kiringāua recently shared with Viva his thoughts that “Disability does not stop you from having a voice.” In this piece, he shares his views about being labeled inspiring.

Kiringāua Cassidy
Kiringāua Cassidy
Lived experiences

Turn Me On: Navigating sex after a spinal cord injury

When Claire Freeman became a wheelchair user at age 17 – the questions she had about how she might enjoy sex were dismissed – and she was made to feel like that part of her life was over. In this piece she flips the script.

Claire Freeman
Claire Freeman
Lived experiences

He Matapihi Ki Tōku Ao

In this piece sixteen-year-old Kiringāua shares “He Matapihi Ki Tōku Ao,” a snippet of his life.

Kiringāua Cassidy
Kiringāua Cassidy