Athlete Spotlight: Chris Smoker

Thirty Seconds to Re-Imagine:  A Self-Advocacy Case Study Our last post centered around the Self-Advocacy program being developed for the campers at Camp Abilities in Brockport. When I asked Ruth to name a camper who she felt exemplified Self-Advocacy, she immediately mentioned Chris Smoker.  Chris is a sixteen-year-old who has attended Camp Abilities – Brockport … Read more

Issues and Education: Advocacy

Advocacy Is A Sport Andrew, an 8th grader, loves to play sports. He especially loves goalball. But he hated sports at school. His physical education teacher didn’t understand how Andrew could participate. She had her heart in the right place, but she didn’t know what she didn’t know. Andrew was excluded.  What do an Adaptive … Read more

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