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Every day I walk into school with my hair in a bun or two braids, my scar from spinal fusion surgery on display...

Why I Smile

Check out Sarah Todd's double-page spread in the Feb/March issue of Girls' Life Magazine on newsstands everywhere!

11 Things I Want You to Know About Living with a Disability

I’d tried to sit up at least five times. I was an eight-year-old dancer and suddenly I couldn’t sit up...

‘When I reached down to pull up my tights, I realized my arms and hands were paralyzed. Scared, I said, ‘Mom, I can’t move my arms.’ 

As our plane landed in Baltimore on Oct. 17, 2014, I couldn’t have been more excited. I reminded my mom that on the same day four...

With a Good Attitude, 'Anything Is Possible'

With my hair in a braid, a smile on my face, and the dance in my heart and mind, I flew across the stage, savoring the...

Mylife. my hope. Sarah Todd Hammer

Sarah Todd Hammer started dancing when she was three. She was paralyzed from neck-down when she was eight...

Amazing Kid! of the Month – Sarah Todd Hammer – April 2016

When I was eight years old, I was in the middle of ballet class when an excruciating headache came...

12 Things I Wish People Knew About Having a Physical Disability

Why we chose her: Sarah Todd Hammer started dancing when she was just 3 years old. At the...

Rockettes’ Pick for Dancer of the Week: 15-Year-Old Girl Dancing After Overcoming Paralyzation

Say hello to today’s #RoleModelMonday @sarahtoddhammer! Sarah is a dancer who became paralyzed...

Nia Sioux's Role Model of the Week

Sarah Todd Hammer has always approached life with enthusiasm and a positive spirit, even after...

Patient Spotlight: Meet Sarah Todd

These tips on how to deal with Transverse Myelitis are from a young girl. Sarah Todd was suddenly afflicted with the...

How to Deal with Transverse Myelitis

Shortly into ballet practice one day Sarah Todd Hammer developed a painful headache, so her mom, Lisa, decided to take her home...

A Continuum of Care