Category: TEDx

My TEDx South Lake Tahoe Talk Is LIVE!

Published: Wednesday October 6, 2021
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My TEDx South Lake Tahoe Talk Is LIVE! This lifelong dream of mine is a reality!   If I may be so bold, I have a couple asks: 1.Please watch! 2. Please share, like, love, comment and most of all enjoy! In May 2021, one of my bucket list dreams came true when I was invited … read more

TEDx South Lake Tahoe!

Published: Monday May 24, 2021
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As I rolled onto that stage and onto that red dot it was literally an unbelievable moment in my lifetime. But it was also as of this one moment had been waiting for me my entire life. A moment waiting oh so patiently until I was ready. And now I am just that, ready. Not … read more

TEDx SouthLake Tahoe Rehearsals!

Published: Friday May 14, 2021

Rehearsals were beyond! Tomorrow is cameras, lights, action! Can’t believe how lucky I am. I will never EVER forget this!

I’m ready for you big red dot.

Published: Saturday May 8, 2021

Twenty years ago, I left my home in Southern California moving far away from everything I knew: my family, my medical team, the comfortable safe environment that I had mastered my independence in, and I even left Marty (which was the hardest part) to find my true self and to forge the roots of my … read more


Published: Friday April 30, 2021

Two weeks to go! “Resilience” the theme of TEDx South Lake Tahoe where I will be delivering my talk “Disabling Ableism: The modern pathway to inclusion.” Seriously… this could not this be any more perfect! Their goal “ to celebrate the human spirit. Where we gain hope in others and rise above through our resilience.” … read more

TEDx South Lake Tahoe: Here I Come!

Published: Friday April 9, 2021
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“Your application caught our attention, for so many different reasons. LOVED it and congratulations, you have been accepted to speak at this year’s TEDx South Lake Tahoe event!” I did it! I have been invited to roll onto that big, beautiful, magical red dot, on the most prestigious speaking stage there is, the TEDx stage. … read more