Professor Claire Wakefield leads one of Australia’s largest psycho-oncology research groups that is working towards improving the quality of life of families with children who have been diagnosed with cancer. Continue reading “Prof Claire Wakefield is helping children with cancer and their families, ‘traverse the really scary, difficult time that is cancer treatment’”
A woman becoming a mother is a powerful force. According to science, parenthood is one of the most challenging normative developmental life stages. Continue reading ““Your first breath took ours away”: The science behind the lifetime promotion of motherhood”
I had the pleasure of interviewing bionic actress Angel Giuffria about growing up without a left arm, biomechatronics, acting, discrimination and her research in psychology.
She was such a lovely person to interview. We shared plenty of laughs and nerdy talk about prosthetic limb technology. There are also beautiful moments where the interview becomes more personal and emotive.
Kids are attracted to all sorts of things in life. Whether it’s ballet or soccer or painting or whatever. Kids with disabilities are the same way. I think kids with special needs deserve the same opportunities because you never know what could spark from somebody. Continue reading How this ballet school is making a difference in the lives of typical and special needs kids is incredible
It has been more than three months since my best friend’s sister Amber has been gone. Gone from the very existence of life. The giants in her mind were raging storms that she could no longer avoid. Continue reading Finding hope in forever