About Linda Mastandrea

Linda Mastandrea is a Chicago-based disability law attorney, consultant and speaker on emergency management and preparedness issues relating to the disability community. The two-time Paralympian won 15 gold and five silver medals during her wheelchair track career. She is also a frequent New Mobility contributor, blogger at FiftyPhilosophy (where she talks about life from the perspective of a 50-something woman), and dancer. She’s currently working on a novel that deals with the impacts of an Alzheimer’s diagnosis on a tight-knit Italian-American family.

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January 2013

Navigating Voc Rehab

By | 2017-01-13T20:43:13+00:00 January 1st, 2013|

Many people with disabilities throughout the United States have taken advantage of their state’s vocational rehabilitation services, with varying degrees of success. Vocational rehabilitation services [...]

August 2012