Jason Hahr

who prefers to be called Jay, moved to Florida in 2014 to be closer to family. He is an experienced and passionate self-advocate and blogger and has a master's degree in education. You can read his blog, The Voiceless Minority, here.


Laura Minutello

is a self-advocate with Cerebral Palsy. She holds a Bachelors of Science in Psychology from the University of Central Florida, and has 12 years of professional advocacy experience for those with disabilities, to add to her lifetime of personal experience. Currently, Laura is an independent grant writer, coordinator for FL SAND and Florida Self-Advocacy Central, as well as a FL SAND Fellow, Additionally, Laura will start working toward a Masters of Nonprofit Management at UCF in August 2021.