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Sharing a Design Story to #AIGAdesign

This morning, Jordan has a chance to tell her story of creating Project Unicorn and learning how design can enhance her life and the lives of many other kids. She and I are attending the national AIGA Design Conference in Minneapolis. She is giving a presentation during a symposium called The Impact of Inclusion. Jordan…

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Join Us at #STEMchat for a Fun Conversation

NOTE: Jordan and I are receiving a small fee to participate in this event Today, Jordan and I are taking part in Born Just Right’s first invitation to participate in a Twitter chat. I’ve been a part of Twitter chats for many years but it’s the first time for BJR! It’s also Jordan’s first chance…

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Meeting a Born Just Right Hallmark Master Artist

Art and design can be seen and accomplished in so many ways. When you add in a physical difference, it gives more perspective and it doesn’t have to prevent you from doing your best. It might actually mean you do it even better! That’s what we’ve learned in our years of knowing Tammy Haddix. She’s…

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Find Jordan in American Girl Magazine

After years and years of enjoying her American Girl dolls, American Girl books and leading a huge campaign on Change.org to encourage American Girl to consider adding limb difference options to its Truly Me doll line, Jordan is now in the September/October 2017 magazine. A while back this summer, Jordan had a chance to tell…

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Born Just Right Pitches SXSW 2018

The last time I talked about disability on a panel at South by Southwest (better known at SXSW) was back in 2012. It was a fabulous conversation that helped me see how technology might be used to help bridge the information gaps between the many different disability communities. As I’ve grown with Jordan, we’ve seen…

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Superhero Cyborgs Assemble Once Again

In one day, eight kids turned themselves into the ultimate superhero upgrades this weekend in the Boston area. It’s amazing to see what we were able to do in one day. With the support of an amazing group of organizations, eight kids gathered at Canopy City in Somerville, Massachusetts to learn how to bring design…

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25,000 Signatures To Change The Toy Industry

We did it! Jordan’s ongoing push to petition American Girl to include limb difference options with its Truly Me line of dolls just hit 25,000 signatures! 25,000! Thanks to you, this was possible. In the time it took to launch this petition and get to 25,000 signatures, Born Just Right has evolved into a nonprofit.…

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How Four Days Can Impact a Lifetime

Jordan and I wrapped up our visit to Camp No Limits Missouri this week. It was one for the record books. We had many, many new families and some of the best weather camp has seen in years. This was Jordan’s ninth year attending the camp and it’s stunning how impactful the experience has been…

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Watch Jordan’s TEDx Talk

After a long wait, we can finally share the video fo Jordan’s TEDx Talk during TEDxCoMo. She wishes you could hear more of the audience chuckles but either way, I’m proud of her for speaking on a big stage in front of a lot of people. She had a chance to speak her mind and…

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