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Posts by Jen Lee Reeves

Anaiss and her Wheelchair BOOST Invention

Each and every participant who joined in our most recent BOOST workshop came to the event with different views and ideas of what interests them. Anaiss came in with an open mind and left five days later with an actual boost to help her reach for items there were just a little difficult to grab.…

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Introducing Boost by Born Just Right

We are so excited to announce the curriculum that makes Born Just Right’s workshops deliver design opportunities to kids with disabilities is officially a part of our organization. After it originated as Superhero Boost/Cyborg, we are renaming it BOOST by Born Just Right. Kate Ganim joins Born Just Right as its new Senior Program Director…

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Born Just Right – The Book

For the last year or so, we’ve been working with an editor at Simon & Schuster to launch a book that is about Jordan’s adventures. I’m super excited to share this book with you. The Born Just Right community has been with us from the very beginning. I met so many of you because of…

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BOOST by Born Just Right on NBC Nightly News

We are so thrilled Superhero Boost (now named BOOST by Born Just Right) was featured in an NBC Nightly News piece by Joe Fryer. He featured some of our kids at work during our workshop this year.  Ryder Ryder was the youngest participant in the 2018 BOOST. He loves snakes and he wanted to work…

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Sydney’s BMX Bike Arm

We are so thrilled to see some of our Superhero Boost (now named BOOST by Born Just Right) participants’ work toward a new prototype since this summer’s workshop. As they report out details of their work with us, we’re going to share them with you! First up: Sydney! We are so excited to see her working…

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Take a Glimpse Into the Superhero Boost Experience

Superhero Boost kid Ryder works on coding a Google DIY kit

We are so honored Autodesk created a video that gives you a real idea of Superhero Boost (now named BOOST by Born Just Right) and what we hope kids can grow out of the experience. Check it out: Our eight kids are learning how to continue working on projects – most were paired up with design…

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Parenting is not THAT different with a teen

[This post is sponsored by the Center for Parent and Teen Communication.  All opinions are my own.] Then My high energy toddler could run circles around all of us and repeat back every detail of the movie he watched just once. I was “Mr. Credible” and Cameron was “Dash.” We would play pretend characters just…

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Sharing a Rockstar Kid Story to Mom 2.0 Summit

When I announced to friends, family, and colleagues in a baby announcement email about how Jordan was born with one hand, I had a couple of people react by saying they expect I’ll write a book someday. And they’re right. I am working on it. First, Jordan and I have a book about her life…

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Celebrating Unicorns for Limb Loss Awareness Month

This is the Amputee Coalition’s eighth year celebrating limb loss and limb difference during the month of April. We acknowledge it every year, but this year we thought it would be a great time to bring back our ongoing conversation about how limb differences and limb loss are a chance to celebrate our community of…

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