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Katherine Beattie is a TV Writer (NCIS: NOLA) with a Disability

Living Adaptive

Release Date: 06/09/2020

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  Katherine Beattie is a TV Writer (NCIS: NOLA) with a Disability Today’s show is about a person with a disability that made a place for herself in Entertainment despite road blocks. Yes, Katherine Beattie has a disability, Cerebral Palsy, and she explains that if she can make it in Hollywood/entertainment then so can you.  Heads up, this isn’t a PG rated interview.  Explicit language and topics with lots of empowerment and for sure laughter.    Katherine Beattie is a TV writer for NCIS: NOLA, works on other projects in entertainment and is also an adaptive...

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Katherine Beattie is a TV Writer (NCIS: NOLA) with a Disability
Today’s show is about a person with a disability that made a place for herself in Entertainment despite road blocks. Yes, Katherine Beattie has a disability, Cerebral Palsy, and she explains that if she can make it in Hollywood/entertainment then so can you.  Heads up, this isn’t a PG rated interview.  Explicit language and topics with lots of empowerment and for sure laughter. 
 
Katherine Beattie is a TV writer for NCIS: NOLA, works on other projects in entertainment and is also an adaptive athlete, most notably WCMX (yes, Beattie is the first female to do a backflip in a wheelchair).
 
There, I spared you long show notes. But yeah, Katherine Beattie went after a difficult career where very few with disabilities work and she made it. Some dreams do work out, right? Right.
 
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