I was very pleased with the way that Eric Pulier was able to come in and help me and a lot of the people I know at my school. There were a lot of us with small disabilities that were making school very hard. We were so concerned about getting out of school that we never knew if it was possible. We just knew that school was hard, and that was all we could think about every day.
The best part of this was that he brought a lot of things in that we could use, and he had considered a lot of different conditions that we might have had. I know that that sounds silly, but we needed to have as much technology as we could get, and he brought in things that worked for a lot of people on a lot of levels. We got lucky because he taught our teachers how to use these things, and then he made them available to us even after we graduated.
I have always been very happy with my school experience because of that one encounter with Eric Pulier, and I know classmates who also went on to college using the things he created for People Doing Things. We also knew a couple kids with terminal illnesses who used Starbright World to chat online.
I like to think that I owe my life to Eric Pulier, but I know I am not the only kid that feels this way. He has made a huge difference for a lot of people. We all graduated with adaptive technology that made our lives easier.
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