PWdWA provides support to a self advocacy group called Self Advocacy Western Australia – SAWA
Enquiries regarding this service can be directed to People With disabilities WA. Email PWdWA or phone 08 9485 8900
Members of the group are …
Robin has been a SAWA member for so long that she cannot remember when she joined. Robin loves to travel and is retired.
Rita is a Christian and loves going to church to be with her friends. Rita is happily married to Ian and has been a member of SAWA for a very long time. Rita loves singing and dancing.
Steven joined SAWA 2 years ago. His friends invited him to the meetings. Steven comes from the country. Steven sells the big issue magazine and has a girlfriend. Steven loves Australian Rules Football and his favourite team is the Fremantle Dockers.
Ingrid joined SAWA in 2012. Ingrid is on two committees. The first is the disability advisory group for the Victoria Park Council. Ingrid is the secretary on the board of Women With Disability WA Inc. She is a disability advocate and volunteers for her church. Travelling is one of her hobbies.
Erica has been an active member of SAWA for 14 years. She has worked in the same job for 20 years and was given a watch on her anniversary. Erica is a West Coast Eagles supporter nationally and locally a Subiaco supporter. Erika is retired.
Heather has only recently joined SAWA. Heather is a gardener with a particular interest in native plants.
Wayne has been a member of SAWA since the early 90’s. He likes to travel and recently went to Tasmania on his own. He likes to travel on his own because he can say he did it himself. Wayne went to the ‘Having a Say’ conference 8 years ago.
Georgie is an active member of SAWA and enjoys attending SAWA meetings and activies.
David is a SAWA member.
Chris loves the football and supports The Eagles, but loves the WAFL too. He is a mad West Perth Supporter. Chris sells the Big Issue.