Personal stories - House with No Steps

Every person we support has a story to tell

We support over 3000 people with a disability, and each person and their family has an amazing story to tell. Here are just a few.

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Arnetts football team
A level playing field
Bailey is 11 and has autism. His dad can’t believe how much he’s changed since getting his first chance to learn soccer. “Now he can make eye contact… this is huge. He’s not running away so much. He c ...

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susy
Susy's story
Susy's beautiful smile can light up a room. One thing Susy loves is her job at House with No Steps, which opened up to her because of caring people li ...
O'Brien Family
Supporting rural families
Families of children with a disability need a lot of support, but that’s much harder in rural Australia. What’s the answer when help is a 416km round ...
Bailey and his dad
Bailey's story
Please help us raise $47,600 so children with a disability can access the simple recreational activities they need for self-confidence and the health ...
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Jock's story
Jock was diagnosed with Down Syndrome when he was just two days old. The earlier children like Jock get professional therapy and support, the better ...
Ryan's story
Ryan's story
23-year-old Ryan has not had the easiest of lives. Born ten weeks early, he developed severe cerebral palsy after his brain was starved of oxygen. As ...
Zayla in her school uniform
Zayla at school
This Christmas, House with No Steps is trying to raise $101,103 to offer life changing support to people with a disability like Zayla who need our hel ...
Mikey
Mikey's story
Mikey has a severe intellectual disability and spent a difficult and frustrating youth struggling to be understood. But Mikey’s life changed when he j ...
Alex
Alex's story
You’ve probably met dinosaur-mad kids before, but it’s unlikely you’ve ever met one as knowledgeable as 11-year-old Alex. For as long as Alex can reme ...
Reece
Reece's story
Reece has an intellectual disability and ADHD. His birth family didn’t know how to support Reece, however, when Sarah and Jim's came into Reece’s life ...
Rachel
Rachael's story
Rachael was diagnosed with cerebral palsy when she was just 13 months old. Rachael delights in putting a smile on the faces of others.
Zayla
Zayla's story
Zayla is a very bubbly, friendly and determined girl. Zayla was born with cerebral palsy, and was referred to Little Learners at two months of age.
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