What Aubrie Wants Parents to Know

Aubrie Westmaas is a 20-year-old student enjoying a busy life as an active member of her community. She is the Co-Founder and Director of...

What Erin Wants Parents to Know

Erin is a proud 7th grader and member of the Jr. High Band and Choir. She's a Special Olympics Athlete and Global Messenger. She wants...

What Crystal Wants Parents to Know

Hello my name is Crystal Davis and I am 26 years old and I strive with autism spectrum disorder. I am a Global messenger for Special...

What Bill Wants You to Know

Bill is a self-advocate who has been volunteering, working, and honing hobbies since he was a young teenager. As an adult, Bill works at...

What Bob Wants You to Know

Bob is a self-advocate who has testified before his state Senate and House members many times. Bob's submission is in video form, and a...

What Megan Wants You to Know

My name is Megan, and I'm a hard core Theatre Nerd, wheelchair-user, and disability advocate living with cerebral palsy. I'm very happy...

What I Wish I Knew

When my son was 10 months old and I was staring off a proverbial cliff into the unknown world of "special needs," I didn't have the...

What I Want Parents to Know

Wisdom from self-advocates living with a disability