The Importance of Disability Representation in Everyday Life

Here’s to 30!

I turned 30 on May 25 and felt gratitude and excitement. Birthdays for me, are a time of deep reflection while looking forward to an unknown future full of possibilities.

As I embark on this next chapter of my life, embrace the unknown future with optimism and openness. The years ahead are filled with countless opportunities for personal and professional growth, new connections, and memorable experiences. I will embrace the possibilities that await and approach them with a positive mindset.

As I look forward, I encourage those to remember that life is an ongoing journey, and each birthday is a reminder of the progress you’ve made and the potential that lies within you. So cherish the moments, both big and small, and continue cultivating gratitude for your life’s blessings.

One response to “Here’s to 30!”

  1. Belated Happy Birthday!🌹❤️

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About Me

Hi, my name is Sabrina; I grew up in Mill Valley, California, and I love to visit when possible. I now live in Los Angeles, California.

Growing up using a wheelchair I knew my life would be very different. But I didn’t see people that looked like me until I started playing wheelchair basketball as a teenager. Then, in college, the visibility of disabilities grew (in my opinion and experience).

After graduation, I worked for the Jewish Los Angeles Special Needs Trust, which helps people with disabilities supplement their government benefits with affordable, professional special needs trust services.

After leaving that job, I eventually got my paralegal certificate and currently work in Family Law.

Throughout my life, I realized the importance of representation and of people who look like you and have a similar experience. My experience as a wheelchair user may be different than others, but it may prove helpful for someone else.