Meet the Nominees

D-REK

Derek Canas (AKA D-­REK), born a sweet, cute, seemingly healthy baby, had everything going for him until…

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Adventures in Autism Podcast

Hi! My name is Megan Carranza and I am a wife, a mom, a podcaster and an advocate! I have three beautiful…

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Jody

I am a Volunteer/Advocate for Psoriatic Disease which I also suffer from - mild psoriasis and moderate…

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Ellen Bookman

On January 29, 2018, my life changed forever -- I was diagnosed with Young Onset Parkinson's Disease…

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glitterygutsx

I started my blog in 2015. I now blog for Respond Healthcare, Trio Healthcare, comfizz and Stoma Tips…

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Bren Anne

Passionate about education, patients and workers. I have worked as a PSW for 16 years, also PsychoSocial…

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Fab Fertility with Blair Nelson

My husband and I began trying to grow our family when we got married two years ago. Being the impatient…

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Devin Garlit

I've lived with Multiple Sclerosis my entire life. First as a child where I helped care for my grandfather,…

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Roberta Carson

Taking care of my teenage son during his 27-month battle with terminal brain cancer was an overwhelming…

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AspiePaws

Brendan Oakes is an Autistic adult who is here to change how the world see Autism, mental health and…

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Dale Davison MSpEd PCC BCC

I started and coordinate the local CHADD group (Children and Adults with ADHD) near Chicago. Executive…

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Rachelle Dixon

Rachelle Dixon grew up in the shadow of rare disease. She was born into a family affected by HSAN1E,…

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Mari Stracke

As a writer I try and give a voice to those who find it hard to put their own mental health struggles…

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Simon R. Stones

Simon is an award-winning patient advocate, speaker, consultant and researcher, who was the winner of…

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