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Me And My Mates: Past Episodes 2021

People with disabilities have mates too!

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Brendan Cresswell and Tarryn Wallace have a positive, sometimes hilarious view on life and on overcoming obstacles.

In this series they invite others in, with different disabilities, to chat about life, the universe and everything in-between.

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Matt Sang

In this series, Brendan Cresswell and Tarryn Wallace invite others with different abilities in to chat about life, the universe and everything in between.

Duration: 00:26:32 | Date: 9 August, 2021

Cool to be Kind

Brendan and Tarryn interview Brendan's cousin Lucus about his view on disabilities from a younger perspective.

Duration: 00:27:11 | Date: 26 July, 2021

Accessability in the Community

Brendan and Tarryn share ideas about how to make the community more accessible.

Duration: 00:28:12 | Date: 12 July, 2021

Staying Positive

Talking about ways to improve your quality of life as a disabled person.

Duration: 00:29:52 | Date: 21 June, 2021

Bullying from a Different Perspective

Duration: 00:27:57 | Date: 31 May, 2021

Hikoi of Hope Part 2

Duration: 00:29:58 | Date: 3 May, 2021

Hikoi of Hope

Duration: 00:27:11 | Date: 29 March, 2021


Duration: 00:28:06 | Date: 22 March, 2021

Staying Vigilant Part 2

Duration: 00:27:02 | Date: 15 March, 2021

Staying Vigilant

Duration: 00:27:10 | Date: 22 February, 2021


Duration: 00:26:50 | Date: 15 February, 2021


Duration: 00:28:42 | Date: 1 February, 2021

Wrap-up of 2020, Hello 2021!

In this show Brendan and Tarryn reflect on the year that was, and it wasn't all bad!

Duration: 00:24:44 | Date: 4 January, 2021

The Sense of Smell

Do you take your sense of smell for granted? What would it be like not to have the ability to smell your favourite food cooking? Well now you can find out!

Duration: 00:27:53 | Date: 18 January, 2021