Episode 38: Love made simple, with Alexa and Jacqueline Child of DateAbility

In this Quest Podcast episode, we chat with the founders of DateAbility, a dating application geared towards individuals with disabilities and chronic illnesses. Alexa and Jacqueline Child have devoted their time to create a safe and accepting space that allows individuals to create meaningful connections Their goal is to make love accessible for everyone. These ladies join us to share their experiences, expertise, and advice.  

Your Guests

Alexa Child

Alexa Child, co-founder of DateAbility, graduated from Georgetown Law in 2015 and currently works as a public interest attorney. Through witnessing her sister’s experience with disability, Alexa has become an advocate and ally for the disability community. She is passionate about social justice, enjoys TV and film, and loves all things Halloween.  

Connect with DateAbility:

IG: https://www.instagram.com/dateabilityapp/

TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@dateability?_t=8YgVufEbzfm&_r=1

FB: https://www.facebook.com/Dateability-105779055582378

Info Page:  https://info.dateabilityapp.com/

iOS: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/dateability/id6443474660

Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.dateabilityapp&hl=en&gl=US

Web App: https://www.dateabilityapp.com/login

Jacqueline Child

Jacqueline Child, co-founder of DateAbility, has turned her experience with disability and chronic illness into a new venture. She created DateAbility with her sister after years of discouraging ableist experiences on the mainstream dating apps. When she isn’t managing her health, Jacqueline enjoys playing the guitar, reading, and spending time with her family and dogs.

Connect with DateAbility:

IG: https://www.instagram.com/dateabilityapp/

TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@dateability?_t=8YgVufEbzfm&_r=1

FB: https://www.facebook.com/Dateability-105779055582378

Info Page:  https://info.dateabilityapp.com/

iOS: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/dateability/id6443474660

Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.dateabilityapp&hl=en&gl=US

Web App: https://www.dateabilityapp.com/login

 

Host: Mindy Henderson

Mindy Henderson is MDA’s Vice President of Disability Outreach & Empowerment & Editor-in-Chief of Quest Media, and the host of this podcast.  She was diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy, type 2 when she was 15 months old and has been a life-long partner to MDA.  Mindy is also a motivational speaker and a writer, and author of the book, The Truth About Things That Suck.

Connect with Mindy: 

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hendersonmindy/     

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mindyhendersonspeaks/

Disclaimer: No content on this site should ever be used as a substitute for direct medical advice from your doctor or other qualified clinician. 

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