About Me

Kerry Walsh is a disability activist, motivational speaker, and author in her 20s. She was born with a rare disease called Spinal Muscular Atrophy and given a life expectancy of only five years. Despite this, she has always had a bright and bubbly personality. She has made the most of every opportunity. Using her voice to champion change and create an environment of equal opportunity for people with disabilities She shares her story of trials and tribulations, highlighting both the difficult times and the beautiful successes. All with the aim of creating awareness and promoting kindness towards others whose experiences we may not fully understand.

Along with her disability comes financial strain, which led to the creation of the Kerry Walsh Trust Fund. Originally established to cover the costs of her own high school education and back operation, The trust fund now aims to help others who are unable to care for themselves due to similar financial difficulties. Kerry believes in giving back after being given so much.

Kerry started a motivational speaking career and an accessibility campaign called KmotivationSA. Her speaking engagements aim to encourage students to live their lives to the fullest, take advantage of opportunities, and love all kinds of people, as everyone has a story to tell. You can follow her story by checking out her social media platforms and reading her blog posts. She aims to share her real-life experiences and adventures as a disability activist while encouraging others to make the most of their lives.

Life is a beautiful gift and it’s our responsibility to live it to the full, that is what I plan on doing!

Kerry Walsh