Functional performance in everyday activities

Interview with Verity Pacey, Physiotherapist & researcher, Sydney, Australia My name is Verity Pacey and I’m a physiotherapist from Sydney, Australia. I began working with children with OI around 20 years ago now. I had the privilege to work in a specialist multidisciplinary clinic for children with OI – the only one in Australia at…


Meet Jennifer from OI Australia

By Jennifer Cowley, Representative of OIFE’s Associate Member Australia My name is Jennifer (Jenny Cowley). I have Type 1 OI and so have 13 of my family members. I represent the Osteogenesis Imperfecta Society of Australia as the newly elected President. OI affects me personally by slowing me down when I get older. When I…

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Artist with OI: Kristian Keogh

Kristian is an Australian professional video editor and graphic designer. He is using a wheelchair, but this didn’t stop him from making a dream come true: performing with the Bangalow Theatre Company doing the Musical “RENT”, his favorite musical. Kristian also talks for instance about daily challenges and the situation of people with a disability…


Artists with OI: Matt Shilcock

Who are you and what do you do? My name is Matt Shilcock, I am a contemporary dancer and performing artist from Adelaide, South Australia. I have been creating and performing dance theatre works in festivals and locations around the world over the last 10 years. I predominately perform Contemporary Dance, but living with OI,…

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