Ollibean Author Emily Ladau is a passionate self-advocate and is pursuing a career in which she can use her communication and writing skills as a means of positive change for all disabled people. Emily’s areas of interest include encouraging all disabled people to become self-advocates and researching portrayals of disability in the media. Currently, Emily maintains a blog on her experiences with her disability, “Words I Wheel By,” at http://wordsiwheelby.com. She’s always happy to connect with people, and you can follow her blog on Facebook (http://facebook.com/WordsIWheelBy) or follow her on Twitter (@emily_ladau).