• Finding Security in Insecurities

    Finding Security in Insecurities

    Growing up, I was always the kid in the back of the pack. I was picked last for kickball at recess, was always holding up the team running sprints at soccer practice, and was never quite able to complete the dreaded presidential fitness test. I was always insecure about my fitness ability. My freshman year of high school, I finally learned exactly why I couldn’t keep up with everyone else my age and why I was so exhausted after sports practices.
  • CinemAbility: Jenni Takes on Hollywood

    CinemAbility: Jenni Takes on Hollywood

    This is the story of a feature length film called CinemAbility, arguably the most comprehensive, up-to-date documentary account of the portrayal of people with disabilities in the history of American film and television. Director Jenni Gold has muscular dystrophy. Posted: 7/21/2014
  • 7 REASONS WHY I LOVE MY DISABILITY

    7 REASONS WHY I LOVE MY DISABILITY

    For a long time, I thought my life was awesome despite my disability. Later I realized that actually, my life is the way it is because of my disability. I couldn’t have done the same without it. My life would have been very different were I perfectly healthy. And I like to believe that in direct comparison, I was served the better option. That’s of course largely based on my cliché opinion on how my “normal” life would have looked like.
  • 'Roll' Model

    'Roll' Model

    Meet clinical psychologist and disability advocate Danielle Sheypuk. Posted: 7/17/2014