People with disability want support to make their own decisions

The Brisbane Hot Topics Peer Support Group was featured in the Royal Commission Connect Newsletter this month.

‘People think I am not capable because of my disability’ but ‘they should talk to me instead of going behind my back.’

Eight people with intellectual disability from Brisbane peer support group ‘Hot Topics’ shared their views on choice, control and decision making at a co-designed focus group with the Royal Commission earlier this year.

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A group of men and women standing along a baordroom wall. There is a large screen behind them. They are all looking at the camera smiling.