Game Changers Ambassador Program
Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association’s ‘Game Changers’ are a group of engaging and inspiring people with a disability who are available for booking as guest speakers for:
- community groups
- corporate events
- sporting clubs
- disability organisations
Their personal stories provide an insight into living with a disability and the role that sport and healthy activity has played in their lives. Our Game Changers include people with a range of disabilities including spinal cord injury, vision impairment, cerebral palsy and other physical disabilities. A number of the Game Changers have competed at international level, including the Paralympic Games.
Our Game Changers will entertain and encourage audience members to think about how they can make a difference to the health and wellbeing of people with a disability in their community.
We have a network of Game Changers across Brisbane and selected regional centres. Click here for speaker profiles.
For information about requesting a Game Changer to speak at your next function or event, see our Game Changers booking request form.
Disability sport demonstrations
We can organise demonstrations of disability sports such as wheelchair basketball, wheelchair rugby and goalball for interested groups such as schools and community organisations.
Priority is given to demonstrations that will involve or directly benefit people with a physical disability or vision impairment eg. goalball demonstration for a school group that includes students with a vision impairment.
Our staff deliver information sessions on the Association and its services to interested organisations and groups eg. teachers, health professionals and disability groups, as part of staff meetings etc. For more information and bookings contact the Community Engagement and Education Manager at our Brisbane office or email.
- For Queenslanders – people with a disability, Queensland Government – disability information for people with a disability, their families, carers and friends provided by the Queensland Government (includes programs, services and supports)
- Spinal Injuries Association’s SEAT Program – spinal injury education and prevention program for primary and high school students
- Brisbane’s Craigslea Sensitivity Unit – disability awareness activities for primary/high school students
- Other disability sport and recreation organisations such as: Life Stream, Special Olympics Queensland and Deaf Sports and Recreation Queensland.