Strengthening Disability Advocacy conference 2014
Champions of change

4 & 5 August @ Melbourne & Olympic Park Convention Centre

Kelvin Lim

Photo of Kelvin Lim, Self Advocate

Self Advocate

Kelvin is 45 years of age. He acquired his brain injury in 2000 from a stroke. Before that he was doing computer studies and working at Monash University. He was living in Wantirna. Now he lives in an apartment on his own with some support. He calls himself a “survival cook”. He has been a member of BIM for 10 years during which time he held the position of Secretary. He is currently an active member of the BIM committee.


Deafblind World & My vote my right

Monday 4th August, 2014: 3:30am - 5:00am

DeafBlind Victorians deliver their interactive hands-on presentation DeafBlind World that shows what it is like to be deafblind. Then Matthew Potocnik, Education and Disability Engagement Officer at Victorian Electoral Commission explains how easy it is to vote and what help is available to make sure you get your voice heard in this year’s State election.