Updated: Mar 20, 2018
In episode one we’re in south-east Queensland with Carol Thorne and Adrian Kooistra. Adrian was born with Quadraplegia cerebral palsy, and when Carol first met him he was three years old, medicated and Living in a Church run home, funded by of Disability Devices Queensland. This was a time of de-institutionalisation and over the next two years he became an integral part of Carol’s family.
Twenty six years later, and Adrian and Carol now have an amazing bond that has been forged through obstacles, determination and love. Adrian today is a highly intelligent young man who exercises real and meaningful choices in his daily life. Hot off the press. This is Adrian and Carol’s story.