I’m Meriah. I’m a teacher, an artist/photographer, cat lover, traveler, third culture kid (I grew up outside the US). I’m a trekkie nerd and movie junkie.

I also wake up at 5 every morning.

I write this blog to combine my love of teaching, my passion for disability rights, employment and stories with my photography.

I keep this space honest and real, and work to building bridges between the disability, deaf and parent communities – I am, after all, a deaf mom who has TBI, PTSD and bi-polar disorder. I also have a child with Down syndrome.

Click here to read the longer version of my life story

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Meriah Nichols is teacher and artist who lives in a yurt off the grid. She is deaf, has 3 kids (one with Down syndrome) and a lot of chickens. She writes about travel, disability, and getting dishes done. She likes her tea Earl Grey and hot.


#deaf mom, teacher & #disability activist, living in a yurt #offthegrid. 3 kids (1 with #downsyndrome), a camera and a lot of chickens. Never a dull moment
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