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Meet Stephanie !

Stephanie McDougal was born with Myelomeningocele Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus. She is shunted and uses a wheelchair to get her around . Stephanie is 30 years and lives in Canada. How does it affect your daily living? Stephanie does not feel that Spina Bifida affects her daily living too significantly, yes it has things associated with it that may be a little challenging for Stephanie, however She has learned to overcome these challenges to the best of her ability.

In her spare time , some of the things Stephanie does for fun are hang out with family and friends,play piano and sing . She also likes to do things like anyone else such as go to movies , out to eat or shopping .

in her future , Stephanie wants to keep learning through her own life experiences and through others experiences in life. The more she learns the more she can help others through their trials and tribulations.

Stephanie’s advice for others with Spina Bifida or other disabilities is , do not dwell on the fact that you have a disability. Stay as positive in your attitude and life as possible, and do not let anyone tell you that you cannot achieve your goals and dreams in life.

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