Shift is a process or tool to quickly and effectively identify and process everyday real issues. Shift then presents personalised strategies to build resilience and emotional well being.
Tracy-Kim is a Speech-Language Pathologist and has over 18 years experience in Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) and over 25 years experience working with mindfulness and emotional/mental wellbeing. She has worked and studied in South Africa, Hong Kong, USA and now lives in Australia. It is her passion to support all people, but especially those with little or no functional speech, and their families, to gain access to resources and tools to support inner wellbeing.
My name is Catrin. I am 19 years old and I live in Hong Kong. I love being out and about. I am passionate about yoga, well-being and mindfulness. I love music, travelling and hanging out with family and friends. I am the ambassador of the YAMA Foundation and a “well-being” advocate for non-verbal people and people with special needs. I have Cerebral Palsy (CP) which is a physical disability that affects movement and posture. It is a life-long condition which is due to damage to the developing brain either during pregnancy or short after birth. However, I hear, see, think and understand just like you. I am unable to speak, but I communicate with my eyes, my body, a computer and a communication board.
Kim Anderson lives in Hong Kong. Her youngest daughter, now a young adult, has cerebral Palsy: is a wheelchair user and being non-verbal she uses an alternative communication system which she accesses with her eyes. Kim founded and coordinates the Special Needs Network Hong Kong which is a platform for parents of children with Special Needs to connect, support, empower and share information. Kim is a strong advocate for special needs and looks for ways to support the individual's mental and physical well-being through a variety of avenues. She is currently collaborating with her daughter and team to develop a “well-being program” for young people with disabilities.