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Voices from the Disability Community

Cool Cat: Carrie Basas

Your name:  Carrie Griffin Basas What’s your connection with disability? I’m recruiting!  Well, seriously, I have Larsen’s Syndrome, a rare congenital joint disorder, and I have been described by loving genetics counselors as a “random genetic mutation.”  Five years ago, I adopted a little girl from a children’s home in Ukraine who has a similar …

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Voices from the Disability Community: Nina G

Getting to Know You Your name:  Nina G What’s your connection with disability?  Person with LD and who stutters. Daughter of a father who is hard of hearing–also fourth generation Disabled American on that side.  Granddaughter of a grandmother with post-polio Star Trek or Star Wars? Spaceballs If you could live in any other country for …

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Voices from the Disability Community: Loren Steinberg

  Getting to Know You Your name: Loren Steinberg What’s your connection with disability? I was born with a disability called Arthrogryposis. It means that my joints don’t bend very much, and I use a power chair to get around. Star Trek or Star Wars? Star Trek…definitely Star Trek. The Next Generation to be precise, I …

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