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YEP, I HAVE DEFINITELY BEATEN A COMA AND DEATH!!!!!!!!

    Due to my Cerebral Palsy, I have spasticity which makes me have involuntary contractions that cause stiffness in my muscles. When I was 8, I had a pump device surgically implanted in my lower abdomen that delivers a medication called Baclofen directly into my spinal canal via a shunt line. Baclofen relaxes my muscles… Continue reading YEP, I HAVE DEFINITELY BEATEN A COMA AND DEATH!!!!!!!!

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Another Way I Communicate With My Eyes: Morse Code

  Have you ever heard of Morse Code used in the 1830s for electrical telegraphy by Samuel Morse? There are times that I don't have my computer. I use long and short blinks to make up letters just like a soldier used it to let his country know he was being tortured. Putting the Morse… Continue reading Another Way I Communicate With My Eyes: Morse Code

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Vysor- Mirroring Application Helps People with Disabilities

Not having the use of my voice because of Cerebral Palsy has been one of my biggest challenges.  However, my life is full of possibilities because of technology.  I use this computer called a Microsoft Surface with an Eyegaze to communicate.  There's a camera at the bottom that picks up my retina in my eye,… Continue reading Vysor- Mirroring Application Helps People with Disabilities

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My Journey Coming To The University of Houston

     From the time I was born to being a freshman at my hometownโ€™s university, Houston has been where I felt the safest to call home. Growing up in one of Houston's suburbs, The Woodlands was one of the stepping stones that raised me up to be an independent woman as I am today.… Continue reading My Journey Coming To The University of Houston