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Katherine Schneider, Ph.D. is a retired clinical psychologist living in Eau Claire, WI with her tenth Seeing Eye dog. Katherine has published two memoirs, To the Left of Inspiration: Adventures in Living with Disabilities and Occupying Aging: Delights, Disabilities and Daily Life, as well as a children’s book, Your Treasure Hunt: Disabilities and Finding Your Gold. She originated the Schneider Family Book Awards for children’s books with disability content through the American Library Association and an award for superior journalism about disability issues through the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University.

Locally, she started the Access Eau Claire fund through the Eau Claire Community Foundation ( to help non-profit organizations work toward full inclusion of people with disabilities.

Her next book, Hope of the Crow: Tales of Occupying Aging will be available this summer.
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