Amanda is a quadriplegic. Now 21, she was struck by a car at the age of 12. She has survived massive spinal injuries because of technological advances, and interacts with the world almost exclusively through technology -- operating her computer with her mouth to attend school, to read, to write, to draw. Amanda's life is filled with anger and hope, imagination and reality. Though everyone has fantasies and a real life, Amanda's "real life" can't be suspended. She moves constantly between fantasy and reality as a necessity. Australian Broadcasting Corporation producer Martin Thomas takes the listener inside the issues of personal space, the realm of the body, and a life dependent entirely on technology.body bgcolor="#FFFFFF"y, and a life dependent entirely on technology.