Lucia Rios

Lucia Rios is the community engagement editor for The Lakeshore WM and co-editor of the Disability Inclusion series featured in IMG's three West Michigan publications - The Lakeshore, Rapid Growth and Southwest Michigan's Second Wave. She also works full-time at Salesforce and is a freelance writer. She sports a purple wheelchair, enjoys reading, and coffee shops. Lucia is also in the process of writing her book about life with a disability. She is the recipient of the 2023 Ability Award.

Feature Story Lucia Rios at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. (Shandra Martinez)

How I’m learning to vacation better with my disability

Feature Story Columnist Lucia Rios participated in a disability etiquette panel discussion during the Disability: IN conference last month.

What is disability etiquette?

Feature Story Herrick District Library's main branch near downtown Holland.

How one library is making a renovation plan inclusive

Feature Story Lucia Rios's first time driving her new car. Her nephew Angelo Mata is in the front seat. He helped her identify how to work with the new technology.

Living with a disability is expensive