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Deb’s Story

Deb’s Story

“My dad brought me up to believe that I could do anything I set my mind to; Confidence was never an issue but acceptance was.” Aussie Hands member Deb Roach has had an incredible journey so far but it has been a journey with its ups and downs. There was constant...
Colleen’s Story

Colleen’s Story

My Child Has A Hand Difference My ultrasounds did not pick up any abnormality. Immediately after Phoebe’s birth her condition was detected. Hospital staff were not particularly helpful – obstetrician and midwife had never seen it before and didn’t really know what to...
Colleen’s Story

Justine’s Story

My Child Has A Hand Difference By the time you have your fourth baby, you think you have it sorted. When Analise was born we were told by our Paediatrician that our daughter had a “lobster claw” and that she would “google” some information and get back to us. All the...
Colleen’s Story

Alice’s Story

My Child Has A Hand Difference My story outlines the steps, links, avenues, questions, conversations and resources after I discovered my daughter was born with a hand difference. Cassie’s hand and arm differences were not detected prior to birth. When she was born we...
Colleen’s Story

Suzanne’s Story

Suzanne My name is Suzanne, the mum of Dorothy, a gorgeous, 2 year old little girl and two bigger boys. When Dorothy was born, as a third child, I thought everything will be as before, no surprises. It wasn’t the case. Firstly, we didn’t know that it will be a girl;...