Dare to Ask | A life full of goals and meaning
Sam's video chronicles his remarkable transformation from a nervous newcomer to a confident and thriving member of Castle NDIS social programs. Through engaging activities like woodworking, social gatherings, and creative sessions, Sam has not only forged unbreakable friendships but also set his sights on securing a bright future with a new home. Get ready to be inspired by Sam's journey of growth, self-expression, and fulfillment.
Complete video transcript below:
Sam: - I'm really gonna nail this.
Interviewer: Can you introduce yourself?
Sam: G'day, I'm Sam. I am 29 and I have a condition called autism.
Interviewer: Can you describe what it is like having autism?
Sam: Well, it's, well, I'm used to it.
Interviewer: Do you remember your first day at Castle?
Sam: It was back in 2016. I was nervous and I hardly knew anyone back then but now I blend right in.
Interviewer: What are your goals at Castle?
Sam: I wanted to meet new people and get a job, a good job. And then also saving money for a new house one day.
Interviewer: What activities do you participate in at Castle?
Sam: Well, let me see. I do woodwork on a Wednesday, social day Thursday, Friday music and creative.
Interviewer: Anything you'd like to say about Castle?
Sam: They're great mates. I feel very relaxed to work with the people who I can trust and also be honest with.
Learn more about Castle's NDIS programs