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Ahmed Kelly joins Able Australia as our new Ambassador


On Thursday 7 February Ahmed Kelly was introduced to a lively group of staff and Board Members in his new role at Ambassador for Able Australia. In 2013 Ahmed will assist us in promoting our services at events and through a new media campaign scheduled to start in March 2013.


 Ahmed was part of the Australian Paralympian Swimming Team in London 2012 and is an inspiration to many people including those with a disability. Ahmed was born with significant disabilities in all four limbs and has made a mark for himself in Australian Rules Football and Swimming.



Ahmed with Heather Lawson


Peter Hitchener, Ahmed, Celestine Hare and Board Member, Peter Reilly


Ahmed was enthusiastically welcomed by Patron-Peter Hitchener and CEO-Celestine Hare and introduced to a number of Deafblind people including Alex Sar, Michelle Stevens and Heather Lawson. Able Australia staff lined up to speak to Ahmed and he was overwhelmed by the support he was shown.




Michelle Stevens meets Ahmed with in house interpreter, Dennis Witcombe



Alex Sar with Meredith Prain-Speech Pathologist & Ahmed