jaclyn witt

The best way to challenge misconceptions about what it means to have a disability is to share our stories and celebrate our differences

posted on April 21, 2015 - 9:19am
When I was 2, I was diagnosed with central core disease (a disease that causes problems with the tone and contraction of skeletal muscles). Doctors told my parents, who were trying to wade through the unknown waters of this thing called “neuromuscular disease,” that I would never be able to walk on my own without a walker or crutches. But years of physical therapy, leg braces, a walker and a pair...

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