Scottie will share the story of how he made his dream to be part of a model yacht club, and to operate his own boat independently, come true, despite the many challenges he faced as a person with a disability. For 5 years Scottie was a passive observer of a local model yacht club, until one day, when a bit of bad luck changed his life for the better. Scottie will talk about the challenges he faced, which ranged from money, to people miss-judging his abilities. Scottie will also talk about how his being part of the club has changed the perceptions of his fellow club members.
This presentation, "Responding to the needs of consumers with complex trauma histories a consumer perspective" focuses on the needs of adult survivors of child abuse, highlighting the frequent