Dr. Slayton describes the struggles of having transverse myelitis, a rare neurological disease. He urges readers to become self advocates for transverse myelitis and other rare forms of diseases, as providing more information to communities at large will grow awareness and funding for research and treatment.
Slayton, R. (2015, Nov. 16). Self-advocacy. Huffington Post. Retrieved from http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-slayton/self-advocacy_b_8576046.html