Aditya Ganapathiraju is a research assistant at ADAKT, where he works on knowledge transation activities to support ADA implementation. Originally from Long Island, NY, Aditya moved to Seattle in 2002. He graduated from the University of Washington with bachelor's degrees in philosophy and psychology, during which time he wrote for the university paper and was active in social justice causes. Aditya has a C5 spinal cord injury, but swears he feels like a C7 on good days. Like the late John Callahan he too celebrates “the lighter side of being paralyzed for life,” and likes to spend his time reading, exercising, doing photography, and contemplating the greater existential issues of life.