Role Models in Science and Mathematics Series: Ralph Braun, Inventor with Spinal Muscular Atrophy

As caregivers or friends, we can help a child with special needs achieve his or her potential by telling him or her about inspiring role models. This helps them understand that they can do what they might have been told can’t be done, and how others have done it. As the first part of a series on Role Models in Science and Mathematics, the spotlight is on Ralph Braun, inventor of the vehicle wheelchair lift.