Full time AAC user

I use an AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication) device to help me communicate with family, friends, and handle my work tasks.

CommunicationFIRST vice chair

Board member

It is a great privilege to be part of such an incredible nonprofit organization (CommunicationFIRST ) and continue to their noble mission

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Clinical trial contributor

For nearly four years, I have been an instrumental member of a clinical trial team at the University of California, San Francisco. The clinical trial aims to help paralyzed people control a robotic arm and give voices to people who lost the ability to speak or have never spoken before.

Webinars I participated in!

This webinar was hosted by UCSF, doctor, Clarissa Kripkey, invited us. By us, I meant, David Moses, Margaret Seaton, and me, last year on March 2023. I think it was ok, but I could’ve done a better job writing the script. The script can be accessed here.   

This webinar was aired on October 2022, hosted by the organization, communicationFirst, I’m a member of. It was in English and translated in Spanish; unfortunately, only the English version was saved. I hope you enjoyed it as much as I did! You can find the script in this Google document.

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My first power wheelchair | Part 2

My first power wheelchair | Part 2

On the first day, I was officially approved to go out on my own. I remember I went to the Farmers Market. There’s a little farmer’s market in downtown Sonoma, every Tuesday afternoon, from May to September. So I went over there to have a nice and fun time, and for me,...

My first power wheelchair

My first power wheelchair

I always wished to have a power wheelchair since I was in Healdsburg Hospital. I was lying down, and my bed was by the window. I was able to see the road where the building entrance was, and the parking lot, next to it. Suddenly, I saw someone, an elderly person,...

College Aspirations

College Aspirations

In 2008, I wanted to go to college and improve my English skills. It was going to be impossible for me, or I thought, to go to campus in person. How am I supposed to get there, and pay school fees, and materials, like books and notebooks, it was something unthinkable....

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