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M.C. is an Asian American male who is 22 years old. He resides in Chicago and was born here in the United States. He is a sophomore at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign majoring in Computer Engineering. He has one older brother along with a mother and a father.
A spinal cord injury is damage done to any part of the spinal cord. There are two classifications of spinal cord injury called complete and incomplete. Generally, complete means a major loss of sensory and mobility due to the spinal cord injury while incomplete means a partial loss of sensory and mobility. Typically severe damage can affect the movements of your limbs. It may depend on the severity of the damage to observe the affects. These affects include loss of movement, loss of sensation, loss of bowel or bladder control, exaggerated reflex activities or spasms, and difficulty breathing.
ADHD stands for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. It is characterized by the inability to focus for a long period of time and impulsive behavior.
It is one of the most common mental disorders that may affect the individual’s daily activities. It is observed that those with depression can struggle with thoughts of suicide and feelings of worthlessness.
M.C. will typically go out to restaurants to hang out with friends. He also likes to play chess with floor mates. He likes to also read manga or comics and watches animated shows to relieve stress. He also enjoys spending time with his girlfriend, which can include from talking to each other to watching a movie.
They have 3 floors and he is only able to access one
He finds the University to be very accessible given the ADA maps as well as how Nugent Hall is structured. There are elevators and ramps in almost every building that he has gone to and enjoys the accessibility here at the University