Sandy Lahmann

Sandy on her mountain bike.

Sandy Lahmann is a disability consultant, an experienced special education teacher, and is disabled herself with multiple sclerosis. She lives in the United States and has recently relocated from Frisco, Colorado to Fort Collins, Colorado. She is a regular columnist with the Summit Daily News, writing Disability 101, a disability awareness and etiquette column which challenges the able-boded to think differently about people with disabilities.

Sandy is an active adaptive athlete in handcycling, adaptive mountain biking and mono-skiing and was Colorado Ski Country USA’s Adaptive Athlete of the Year in 2007.

Links to more of Sandy’s great archive of columns can be found on her Wheels on the Summit site.

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Posts by Sandy

Healthcare in the U.S.

How do disabled people fare in the United States healthcare system? Sandy Lahmann describes how disabled people are heavily penalised even if they do have private insurance.

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