Sierra Weiss is a fourth-year undergraduate student at Emory University in Atlanta, GA. At Emory, Sierra has created a unique path of study through the Interdisciplinary Studies Major, focusing her undergraduate degree on Disability Studies and Bioethics. Since high school and throughout college, Sierra has continued to develop her passion for inclusion and equal access and care for people with disabilities. Sierra is currently serving as an intern with the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities assisting the Public Policy team and with the Ruderman Family Foundation in Boston, MA. Sierra plans on pursuing a graduate degree in Disability Studies and promoting the full inclusion of people with disabilities in her future endeavors.
The Journal for the Humanities in Rehabilitation is a peer reviewed, multi-media journal using a collaborative model with rehabilitation professionals, patients and their families to gain a greater understanding of the human experience of disability through art, literature and narrative. The purpose of this interdisciplinary journal is to raise the consciousness and deepen the intellect of the humanistic relationship in the rehabilitation sciences.
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