What would you do if you were born with only one arm - would you take up climbing?
That is just what one young woman from North Yorkshire did and now she is the first one-armed member of Britain's Paraclimbing team.
In our latest update from Fixers - the campaign that gives young people a voice - she is encouraging other disabled youngsters to give it a go.
ITV Fixers gives young people a voice on issues they feel strongly about.
Around 4,000 children are growing up in care in the North East, often because of difficult or chaotic family backgrounds.
But that does not mean that they are destined to fail in life, according to one care leaver who is working with Fixers to make their path easier.
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Young people in the North East have joined others across the country to campaign about road safety.
As part of ITV Fixers, a campaign that gives young people a voice, they voiced their opinions at a special event in London, attended by celebrities and politicians.
Figures show that every day and a half a young person dies, or is seriously injured, in an accident on the region's roads.
The group wants to influence a forthcoming government Green Paper on young drivers.
It is thought that more than 28,000 people in the North East could have some degree of autism - the communication problem that ranges from profound disability to being almost unnoticeable.
It can seriously affect relationships with people around those who suffer from it.
A teenager with autism from County Durham has enlisted the help of fixers - the campaign that gives young people a voice - to raise awareness and encourage understanding.
According to the Office of National Statistics, the North East is the least culturally diverse area of the UK, with 94 percent classed as 'White British.'
Two young people from North Shields are worried that this leads to intolerance and, with the help of ITV Fixers - they are determined to do something about it.
Watch the full report below.
Teenagers from Berwick are taking on what they see as negative stereotypes of young people in their community and the media.
With the help of Fixers - the campaign that gives young people a voice - they are creating cartoon characters.
These will be used in a video which the youngsters hope to launch at the town's film festival in September.
Watch the full report below.
A campaign has been launched by three people on Tyneside which aims to reduce stigma and dispel myths surrounding eating disorders.
The trio will draw on their own experiences with food as part of an awareness raising campaign which stresses the psychological impact of having an eating disorder.
Led by Jane O'Mahoney, from South Tyneside, they want people to understand that having an eating disorder is not just about being consumed with weight control, but it is often accompanied by intense periods of depression too.
Working with Fixers, a national movement of young people tackling problems they feel passionately about, the trio are planning to visit schools and colleges across Tyneside.
Helping Jane with her campaign are fellow Fixers, Erin Ruddick, 22, from North Tyneside, and Samira Jay, 21, from Newcastle.
Eating disorders affect as many as 170,000 people across the North East - 120,000 of which the NHS says are women.
One in five young women aged between 16 and 24 also show symptoms of eating disorders.
Our ITV Fixers campaign helps young people tackle the issues most important to them and showcases them on ITV.
In the report below, we met three young women from Tyneside who are using their own experiences of eating disorders to raise awareness among teenagers in the region.
For further information about the ITV Fixers campaign, click here.