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Kat Abianac

Writer, family life hacker

Kat Abianac is an Australian writer, disability advocate and parent. Her youngest child Parker has Down syndrome. <br> <br> She has qualifications in Management and Community Services and is dedicated to finding life hacks for improving the process of anything and everything mums do. <br> <br> She founded www.hackyourfamily.com to prove it can be done, and writes about life raising a child with a Down syndrome at www.parkermyles.com.
Bernard Tomic, You Don't Get To Use The 'R'

Bernard Tomic, You Don't Get To Use The 'R' Word

When the 'R' word is used, you're telling the world you think it's the worst thing that could happen to a person. A person not like you. A person you are better than. You are saying that having an intellectual disability is about as bad as it gets.
30/06/2016 11:49 AM AEST
What An Allergy Mum Wants You To

What An Allergy Mum Wants You To Know

While some parents still think of allergies as simply 'no peanut butter in the lunchbox', lived experience showed allergy mum Eden that the reality can be very different.
06/06/2016 1:50 PM AEST
The Moment I Became a Special-Needs Parent And Lost My

The Moment I Became a Special-Needs Parent And Lost My Name

My life changed in that hospital room. My sense of self-identity was crushed. I was no longer Kat Abianac -- blonde, high-heel wearing, happy-go-lucky, loves life and always puts a positive spin on things. I was now a Hospital Mum.
03/09/2015 12:53 PM AEST