Ben Cumbo

Officials learn from MDA panel about improving access to higher education, employment and independent living for people with disabilities

posted on September 28, 2011 - 5:31pm
When Angela Wrigglesworth, who has spinal muscular atrophy and uses a power chair, first started college at Texas A&M, she planned to be a business major.  Getting to the business school, however, involved crossing a set of train tracks, and one day, Wrigglesworth’s chair got struck on the tracks. Wrigglesworth received help from bystanders to free her 300-pound chair before a train came...
posted on October 1, 2009 - 1:41pm
QUEST Vol. 16, No. 4
Featured in this article: New book on Mattie coming soon ** National Goodwill Ambassador Abbey Umali's Read-a-Thon ** Former National Goodwill Ambassador Ben Cumbo heads back to school ** MDA Task Force adds new member ** MDA equipment loan program sets record in 2008 ** MDA adds profiles on Twitter ** MDA and Walgreens fight the flu.
posted on July 1, 2009 - 4:41pm
QUEST Vol. 16, No. 3
Featured in this article: Jerry Lewis inducted into New Jersey Hall of Fame ** myMDA is MDA's new online community ** Telethon 2008 DVD available ** New books by celebrities Nancy O'Dell, Tom Bergeron ** News about MDA National Goodwill Ambassadors Luke Christie, Ben Cumbo, Lauren Carter, Mattie Stepanek.
posted on March 1, 2008 - 3:45pm
QUEST Vol. 15, No. 2
Featured in this article: MDA opens ALS center ** Heartsongs award ** MDA New Orleans office reopens ** Kunkel named to chair MDA advisory committee ** Ben Cumbo featured in book

An invitation to imagine and tales of courage are woven through three recent books written by former MDA National Goodwill Ambassadors Benjamin F. Cumbo IV (1996-1997), Mike Neufeldt (1987-1988) and Mattie J.T. Stepanek (2002-2004).

posted on January 1, 2006 - 12:00pm
QUEST Vol. 13, No. 1
Imagine Creating an Ethical World