Young adults joined Stanford lecturer in assistive technology workshop to create devices and services for helping people with disabilities.
To the Editor: Accessibility and inclusion for all Stanford community members with disabilities is of the utmost importance to the Diversity and Access Office (D&A). Regrettably, the office was not given the opportunity to contribute to the November 7th article “Making Stanford Accessible.” In response D&A would like to remind the Stanford community of its…
Aubrie Lee ’14 found herself stuck on the second floor of Cummings Art Building. She had taken the elevator up to her class and planned to take the elevator back down afterwards–that is, before the elevator broke. She sat in her wheelchair, unsure of who to call. She tried the Diversity and Access Office, who rerouted her to a different number.
Diagnosed with genetic spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a neural-muscular degenerative disorder that affects all of the muscles in the body, this Stanford student still enjoys, like many college students, talking about sex and engaging in romantic and sexual activities and dating.