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Rachel’s Faves

Assistive Tools Recommended by People with SMA In honor of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Awareness Month, we asked two of our friends (and Disability community leaders!) to share the tools and gadgets that makes it possible to live independently. What is Spinal Muscular Atrophy?Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a genetic disorder characterized by weakness and wasting…

Photos of Angela Madsen - surfing, rowing, smiling in her wheelchair

Disabled, Out and Proud.

Champion Athlete Angela Madsen shares her perspective. It’s nearly impossible to encapsulate who Angela Madsen is in just a few words: She’s a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, an athlete who has earned multiple medals in multiple national and international sports, a Guinness World Record holder, the founder and director of a California adaptive rowing organization,…

Text: The Perspective from Jeff's World By Jeff Thom. Series of photos: white man wearing a necktie reading Braille; a white woman's hand holding a book reader; Jeff Thom smiling; a man using a white cane.

The Perspective from Jeff’s World

By Jeff Thom In many cultures, the elders of the community are respected for their experience and wisdom. In a culture that often clings to youth, Where It’s AT is highlighting the contribution of our seniors in the Disability community. In honor of May as Older Americans Month, Jeff Thom graciously agreed to provide a…