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5 Things to think about when going to a concert in a wheelchair

5 Things to think about when going to a concert in a wheelchair

Music has always been one of the most important influences in my life. I can remember getting Backstreet Boys tapes to play in my boombox, and then cds for my discman when I was just a little older. I remember when I was 10 and […]

The Passing of HR620

The Passing of HR620

Today I came home from my shift in a good mood, but then I checked Twitter and saw that HR 620 passed. The House of Representatives voted today by a 225-192 margin to undermine the Americans with Disabilities Act. #HR620 — ACLU (@ACLU) February 15, […]

Accessibility Wish List

Accessibility Wish List

You know when you get an Uber to your favorite little cafe in the city before heading to the airport to catch your flight? I wouldn’t because nothing in that scenario is accessible for me. It blows my mind that we can have people floating […]

How To Make Your Office More Accessible

How To Make Your Office More Accessible

For the most part, I’ve settled into my job (still wild to say!) and my office. I’m still getting used to my new schedule and just the fact that every day I have somewhere to be. Sometimes it reminds me of college, and I still feel like […]

What inaccessibility feels like | #protectADA

What inaccessibility feels like | #protectADA

Growing up in a wheelchair means learning as a small child that the world is much smaller for you than it is for everybody else. There are places you’ll only ever know about from pictures and stories, sights that feel about as real as the […]

That awkward moment when 3 different emergency services had no idea what to do with a wheelchair

That awkward moment when 3 different emergency services had no idea what to do with a wheelchair

My family has one car. It’s pretty old and not the greatest, but it gets us where we need to be so we’re grateful. We are hyper aware of how much we would struggle without it. On the side of our big green van (so […]

Being Disabled in Public School

Recently I discovered the beautiful Jessica Kellgren-Fozard on youtube (seriously have you seen her? she’s gorgeous) and I watched her video on being disabled in school. While she lives in a different country and our stories are different, her video really resonated with me. When […]