Amy Street is the new web series from Bella Pacific Media which tells the stories of 9 residents at the Supported Lifestyle Hauraki Trust in Thames, NZ. The Trust is houses and takes care of more than 60 adults with disabilities. It's more than just a special needs facility though, it's a home, a community, a place for these 9 people and their neighbours to live their best lives. This episode talks to Viv Kernick and Kirsty Griffin from Bella Pacific Media about their web series Amy Street and what it was like to make it.
After years of battling to find a diagnosis, Angela and her husband Gabe finally got one for their daughter Ali when she was five years old. Ali had Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva, and her body was slowing turning itself from muscle to bone.
Now at nine and a half, Angela and Gabe are doing everything they can to keep their daughter mobile and enjoying her life as much as possible. This episode tells their story.