Sarah Todd Hammer
Sarah Todd Hammer, 19
As a child, Sarah Todd Hammer fell in love with dance. When she was 8-years old, she was left a quadripalegic due to a disorder known as Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM). Now at age 19, she has recovered the ability to walk, though still has partial paralysis in her shoulders, arms, and right hand, and complete paralysis in her left hand. But Sarah Todd still loves to dance.
ABC Nightline Feature
7 things not to say to disabled people (and what to say instead)
Sarah Todd Hammer is a GL reader and disability advocate who dedicates her time to educating and raising awareness about the disabled community. Here, she writes about common phrases she hears as a disabled person, and why it's important for able-bodied people to avoid using them.
AFM Virtual Symposium
The Gamut Network
Human Potential at Work Podcast
Barcroft | Truly
Girls Who Rock with Success Podcast
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Nia Sioux's Role Model of the Week
Say hello to today’s #RoleModelMonday @sarahtoddhammer! Sarah is a dancer who became paralyzed...