Anna Steingruber is a content curator and writer for Love What Matters and a senior at the University of Miami, where she studies political science and electronic media. Outside of school and work, Anna is a member of the Frost Band of the Hour color guard and an avid reader. She can often be found sitting out in the sun talking to a friend.
“I want to live in an inclusive community that values individuals with disabilities. I want them to be thought of first, not last, and have a seat at the table.”
A wedding is always an unforgettable event. For Joci Scott and her husband, the day came with an extra special surprise.
“People with facial differences and disabilities deserve the same access to careers, to love, to education, to family, to social life, and to equal opportunity as anyone else. This is what I push for.”
For many children with disabilities, having the opportunity to participate in activities like camping and nature is limited due to lack of accessibility and resources.
“It was the best of the best NICU team, from the security guards at the front desk, to the janitorial staff, to the nurses and neonatologists.”
“I’m not sure why he left them, but I’m glad he did.”
“There isn’t a day that goes by that I regret it. I gave her a purpose and now she gives me a purpose.”
“Our daughter, who is nine and neurotypical, has the best relationships with all her siblings. This past summer, she has become ‘his person’ and is often the only person, including Mom and Dad, who can calm him down and relate to him like nobody else.”
“We are not meant to suffer, skip school or work because of cramping, bleed through a super absorbency tampon every hour, or have terrible mood swings just because we have a menstrual cycle. These are all things our society has normalized.”
“I have accepted my disability; this is my life, and I am going to live it to the best of my ability!”