Trisha Oksner

About Trisha Oksner

Trisha Oksner is a communications professional, writer and educator who graduated with an English degree from Cal Poly, a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university located in San Luis Obispo, halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles on California’s Central Coast. After a brief stint working in internal communications for a technology firm in Silicon Valley, she returned to the Central Coast where she worked as a journalist for the San Luis Obispo Tribune newspaper and volunteered as a facilitator with the Central Coast Autism Spectrum Center. Trisha is currently a literacy support tutor in the local school district and a freelance writer.

Every Day is an Opportunity to Raise Disability Awareness

While December 3 is officially calendared by the United Nations as International Day of Persons with Disabilities – among a variety of other dates dedicated to campaigns to raise public awareness and support of the special needs community – every day brings a variety of opportunities to heighten disability awareness and to make a difference to someone in your community.