IDA Founder, Wayne Connell recently had the opportunity to be a guest blogger on Disability.blog by Disability.gov.
In this article, Invisible No More, Wayne shares about his wife, Sherri’s invisible journey, how they met and ultimately Wayne’s founding of IDA. Wayne also had the opportunity to share about some of the incredible stories from IDA’s Annual Honor Award Banquets, Guest Bloggers on IDA and the Invisible No More! campaign.
Article Excerpt: It all came crashing down in 1991. First, her legs became paralyzed and then, she received a diagnosis of primary progressive multiple sclerosis (MS), followed by a 10 day hospital stay. Wayne said in response to learning about Sherri’s illness, “I was not deterred. I was falling head over heels in love.” … Read the entire blog here at Disability.gov
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Don’t miss Antarctic Mike and Angela Pierce at the 2012 IDA Honor Awards Banquet on October 14th! They will be sharing their story and key things they have learned – For him as a caregiver, for her as a survivor and for them as a couple. Come join us! Be inspired! Be encouraged!
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