Community Stories - Muscular Dystrophy Queensland

Community Stories

Community Stories

Meet some of our wonderful community members as they share their journey living with muscular dystrophy and similar conditions.

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India’s amazing art

India Parker is a 23 year old self taught artist who specialises in fine art including fine line and stippling. Raised in Brisbane, Queensland, India was diagnosed with limb-girdle muscular dystrophy (LGMD). She gained her first art commission at the age of 14.

India

Tristram represents Australia

Tristram is a valued board member of Muscular Dystrophy Queensland. He is the Head of Community Engagement at Clickability, a disability service directory that helps match NDIS participants with providers. Tristram is also a keen powerchair football player, having represented both Queensland and Australia.

Tristram

ABC Days Like These

Alyce Nelligan is used to being a trailblazer.  She hasn’t met a barrier she hasn’t been able to smash through.  Until now.

Born with minicore myopathy, a rare muscle disease, she was the first at her primary school in a wheelchair, and the first with a physical disability to graduate from her high school in Toowoomba, Queensland.

ABC Radio