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About Sheila Radziewicz
Award winning advocate, speaker and educator, Sheila Radziewicz has faced inequality, fought against institutional discrimination and questions society's norms. She has educated others about disabilities by simply being herself and by answering questions. She has stood up against institutional discrimination when going to college and getting her drivers license because she understood the importance of being the voice of the people. She has been encouraged to experience life to the fullest and do anything and everything possible by her incredibly supportive family.
Sheila is dedicated and determined advocate with a Masters Degree in Criminal Justice. Her bright personality, ability and determination are so apparent that you may not even realize she has a disability. Today Sheila is an advocate for people with disabilities, drives a car with her feet and has been featured in newspapers and radio stations national and international for earning her Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do.
Sheila was a Volunteer Coordinator at Healing Abuse Working for Change (HAWC) and currently works at the Northeast Independent Living Program providing advocacy within systems to empower persons with disabilities to achieve vocational and medical success.
As a motivational speaker, Sheila's confidence and ability is spellbinding. She has made some laugh and others cry. Her written story is something you will remember for years to come. This dynamic individual will inspire and motivate you to make changes in your life.
The Impossible Only Takes a Little Longer
One Woman's Story of Determination
A story of a child who has truly beaten the odds ...
Sheila was born with a rare congenital birth defect Thrombocytopenia absent radius commonly known as TAR Syndrome. Her story is moving and inspiring, as she talks about her determination to succeed in an able-bodied world. Undaunted by her disability, this inspirational achiever has shown that when she puts her mind to something there is no stopping her.
Her remarkable life story is one of overcoming adversity. As a child with a disability, society looked down on her, pitied her and never expected that she would live a full and filling independent life. Sheila's undefeatable will to succeed proved them all wrong.
As a motivational speaker, Sheila's confidence and ability is spellbinding. She has made some laugh and others cry. You will remember for years to come. This dynamic individual will inspire and motivate you to make changes in your life.
- Publication Date:
- 1494494701 / 9781494494704
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- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 6" x 9"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Biography & Autobiography / General