Sarah Vazquez on Growing Through Cerebral Palsy

Grow Through It: Disabilities

Sarah Vazquez, speaker, author, and advocate, describes what it was like growing up with Cerebral Palsy. Through her mother’s innovative care, she learned that the label of disability did not define her. It was her dreams and abilities that did.

Scott Chesney on Growing Through Paralysis

Grow Through It: Disabilities

Scott Chesney, motivational speaker and life coach, tells his story of becoming paralyzed at the age of 15 through a congenital malformation. He believes that disability is an attitude and embraces all that he can still do from his wheelchair.

Sally Alexander on Growing Through Going Blind

Grow Through It: Disabilities

Sally Alexander, children’s book author, describes losing her sight at 26 and growing through it with the support of her family, friends, and training programs. While being blind is difficult, she says that disability can be life-changing and improving, and says she is a better person because of it.

Dave Stevens on Being Born Without Legs


Grow Through It: Disabilities

Dave Stevens describes his ‘normal’ of being born without legs and accomplishing all of his sports aspirations by believing he could do anything he put his mind to, regardless of the obstacles.

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