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Mary Kate

Mary Kate is a 19 year old with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type 1. She has been driving a Permobil wheelchair since she was 2 years old. She graduated from high school last spring and is now in her first year at Dakota County Technical College. She is studying Graphic Design Technology. She uses eye gaze on her Tobii Dynavox to access her Adobe Creative Cloud software for her graphic classes. She most recently finished designing her sister's “Save the Date” for her upcoming wedding and is now working on the wedding invitation. In her free time (under normal non-COVID times) Mary Kate loves hanging out with friends, shopping, movies and showing goats at the Minnesota State Fair.