As a neurotypical able-bodied girl, I by no means gave accessibility a second thought. In 2012, all that modified in a matter of 10 minutes. Whereas on trip in Las Vegas, I skilled excruciating ache in my decrease again which lasted a couple of minutes, then I could not transfer my proper leg. A couple of minutes later, my left leg went prickly from my hip to my toes, leaving me absolutely paralyzed from the waist down. I might really feel all the things however could not transfer something. I could not even sit up because of the lack of my again and core muscular tissues, and I misplaced all management over my bowel and bladder. These had been all issues I had taken as a right earlier than my damage. In that second, I could not think about how I might navigate a world not designed for individuals like me.