I was recently checking out some videos on YouTube and I love the stories of singing competitions when an underdog blows the judges away. One such story is that of Rion Paige who not only blew the X Factor judges away during her audition, but blew the world away as a finalist in Season 13.
Rion is spectacular. I bet I will be buying one of her albums soon. …
Did you realize that the "cloud" sees no disabilities?
Many of you are probably wondering what in the world the "cloud" is. I think I'm still trying to figure it out. But in a nutshell, the cloud is where our data lives - in virtual space, per se. It's the new big thing in data management.
Many of us also think of the cloud as being many social media apps and sites. When I am sending a 140 character Twitter message, no one knows I have a disability. When someone is using…Continue
One thing that I have been struggling with is what my future will look like now that I have a physical disability. But I may not be struggling for the reason you think.
I'm a planner. A big planner when it comes to work and major life decisions but I can be spontaneous on little things like taking a weekend trip to a lake. So when I was given my diagnoses by the specialist who would do my hip surgeries and told that I would never get back full mobility in either of my hips, my doctor…Continue
When Shelby Nurse spoke during the 2014 Together We Can conference I was really moved. Born with spina bifida, she has gone from the NICU to a senior at University of South Florida majoring in psychology. Let's be honest. The fact that while she is a successful college student is amazing. But what really resonated with me was when she spoke about inclusion.…Continue