How the Sims could do even more with diversity by adding disabled characters.
I would not call myself a video game person by any means, but there are several games and franchises I get lost in and enjoy playing. That being said, I wish more video games had disabled characters, adding a realistic element to games. It would allow players with disabilities to see themselves reflected in the… Continue reading
Overcoming Physical Discomfort: How to Live a Pain-Free Life
Imagine waking up every day feeling pain, soreness, or discomfort. This has been the reality for many of us who live with chronic physical discomfort. It can affect our mood, our relationships, and our overall quality of life. We might have learned to accept it as a part of our existence, but it doesn’t have… Continue reading
Embracing the Positive Aspects of My Disability
In my last post, I opened up about the struggles I faced as a disabled adult. However, today I want to focus on the positives of living with a disability. Through perseverance and a positive mindset, I have learned to thrive in my situation and see the good that comes with it. In this post,… Continue reading
The choices we make
Till I was 15, I was the only disabled person in my family. That changed on May 21, 2008, when my mom and I were driving across the Golden Gate Bridge and a car hit us head-on. My mother sustained life-changing injuries and is now also disabled, using a power wheelchair to get around. Unfortunately,… Continue reading
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.