Inspirational Summer Giddings star turn at disability expo

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My Future, My Choice is the theme of this year’s South West Sydney disability expo at the Whitlam Leisure Centre in Liverpool.

The expo will be held over two days, starting tomorrow (Friday, March 22) and on Saturday (March 23).

The ambassador for this year will be Summer Giddings, pictured above.

Despite living with cerebral palsy, autism, and limited vision, this remarkable young woman has achieved success as a singer songwriter, para athlete and university student majoring in cybersecurity.

Ms Giddings’ remarkable achievements stem from her ability to align her natural interests with the right support systems.

Her passion for music, sports, and computers has driven her to triumph over challenges and excel in her pursuits.

Now, as the ambassador of the South West Sydney Disability Expo, Ms Giddings aims to inspire others to pursue their dreams.

 “I’ve faced numerous challenges due to my cerebral palsy and limited vision, but I’ve learned to work around them,’’ she says.

“Whether it’s through music or athletics, staying positive is key to overcoming obstacles.”

Ms Giddings sees a future where disability awareness and inclusion are commonplace.

“I want attendees to understand that disability doesn’t limit potential; it’s a strength that adds diversity to our society,” she says.

Ms Giddings will be on stage for the opening ceremony at 11am on Friday, when she will share her inspiring journey.

She will also perform her debut single Fantasia, which clinched first place in the National Campus Music Contest.  

More than 100 exhibitors will be at the expo, including businesses catering to the South West Sydney community.

These include Allcare specialist disability accommodation providers from Liverpool.

The accessibility-focused wayfinding app BindiMaps, which has partnered with the expos for over three years, will be there with its groundbreaking technology to assist attendees in navigating the expo grounds easily and safely.

To register for the expo visit their website:

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