Videos

Recovery

The biggest challenges I have faced as a young stroke survivor

In this video Jenny McAllister talks about the challenges she has faced as a young stroke survivor. One of Jenny’s biggest challenges has been people’s lack of understanding and the feeling of invisibility. She says “I often feel invisible, being out and about, and people talking to the person I’m with rather than talking to me”.

My advice to young stroke survivors

In this video Jenny McAllister talks about the advice she would give to young stroke survivors. “There have been so many people have gone through this who know that you will get through it. You will have a wonderful life. It may not be the life you had planned or you had hoped for, but I always try to focus on what I have rather than what I don’t have. I always try to focus on what I can do, rather than what I can’t.”

Beth Browning talks about having a stroke when she was only 19 years old

Beth Browning talks about having a stroke when she was only 19 years old. Beth talks about joining the Young Stroke Project to make a difference to other stroke survivors and to allow them to connect to people all around Australia.

The role fashion plays in my stroke recovery

Jenny McAllister, the creator of StyleAbility, talks about the challenges she has faced as a young stroke survivor. One of Jenny’s biggest challenges has been people’s lack of understanding and the feeling of invisibility. She says “I often feel invisible, being out and about, and people talking to the person I’m with rather than talking to me”.