STARRING IN THE UPCOMING DANCE FILM, BALLROOM
"An ambitious dancer and actress strives to land the role of her dreams, but she is soon met with a life-changing car accident that leaves her paralyzed from the waist down. Her charming ballroom dance instructor helps her to realize she can still dance and be a star performer - even in a wheelchair."
Follow my journey over the next several months as I work to train and film for this incredible role!
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"THE GOOD ONES" MUSIC VIDEO
Several years ago, I was approached by country music star, Gabby Barrett, to help her tell a unique love story in the music video for her hit single, "The Good Ones". The music video shows the lengths that someone will go in order to be there for the one they love. Can you guess the surprise ending that had me in tears while filming?
"WHAT DOES A TRULY ACCESSIBLE WORLD LOOK LIKE?" TEDx TALK
I was given the opportunity to speak alongside many incredible leaders at the College Park TEDx conference in March 2021 and share everything I've learned about accessibility from over a decade of experience using a wheelchair. Hint, hint, there's more to it than you think - and you might be surprised at my big idea...
GLAMOUR MAGAZINE asks Madeline, "Is Miss USA Ready for Its First Woman in a Wheelchair?"
During my interview with Glamour, I was asked a question that in the past has seemed a bit too taboo to discuss - is Miss USA really ready to have a contestant in a wheelchair? I shared with them the challenges required for someone in a wheelchair to get there, but how when we do, we will make a lasting impact on history.
BUZZFEED "I've Used a Wheelchair Since I was 10 Years Old and Here are the 12 Things You Shouldn't Do Around Me."
Buzzfeed reached out to me and asked if I would be a guest writer on their site, sharing my tips on disability etiquette and exactly what people should avoid doing to someone who uses a wheelchair. Can you guess what some of my major pet peeves are?