Every day Liz Greenham sees the challenges her son and his friends face when trying to do the simple things most of us take for granted.
“One of the biggest challenges I face as a parent and supporter of a young person with a disability is the barriers that he and his friends face when trying to experience the sort of life that everybody else can take for granted,” Liz says.
“For example, trying to access buildings, shops, restaurants, places that young people go.
“As Matthew has gotten older, his wheelchairs have gotten bigger and his world has gotten smaller.”
South Australia gets its first accessible outdoor music festival tomorrow when Sounds & Vibes takes centre stage at the Adelaide Showground.
What does that mean to Liz and her family? A lot, because they can finally take Matthew to a live music event where everyone is welcome.