Each month BPDD features a different leader in Wisconsin living with a disability. “What’s the Word?” is an opportunity to hear directly from self-advocates about what’s important to them. This month’s column comes from Odessa Reinwand. 

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“I was diagnosed with ADHD and a cognitive impairment, I don’t see myself as disabled. In fact, quite the opposite. Everyone has challenges in life, and I’ve found ways to live the life that I want without getting caught up with labels.”

If you or somebody you know would like to be featured in “What’s the Word?” contact Jeremy at jeremy.gundlach@wisconsin.gov.