026: Tanner Gers - Improving the Quality of Life For Individuals with Disabilities

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Tanner has helped develop software so blind individuals can independently access calculus equations, serves on the Governors Council of Arizona for blindness and visual impairment, and as Executive director at My Blind Spot, Tanner Gers is improving quality of life for individuals with disabilities across the world.

In addition to helping corporations make their online and mobile platforms accessible for users of assistive technology, creating employment opportunities for the disabled, and advocating for their civil rights, Tanner is a passionate professional speaker, authored 3 books, and regularly publishes content on his website, TannerGers.com.

Hes also a US Paralympian, the greatest batter in the history of beep baseball, and rocks the mic on his self-help podcast YBS Your Blind Spot with Tanner Gers.

For Tanner, it isnt about adding up any number of achievements though. Its about embracing his life and living it to the fullest by helping others recognize and achieve their true potential, regardless of circumstance.

In the most inspiring interview to date, Tanner is a living, breathing example of what's possible when you don't take NO for an answer. After waking up bling from a traumatic car wreck as a "bag of bones", he had a choice. With the inspiration from his father, Tanner set out to change the world. And he sure has!

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