Aniya Taylor is a 14-year-old vibrant girl who began her journey at Easterseals Arkansas Children’s Rehabilitation Center in the summer of 2018. She lives with spastic diplegic cerebral palsy. The recent loss of her father was very difficult for Aniya. However, she has learned a variety of strategies to help her identify, process and manage her feelings in an appropriate way. Aniya has progressed in so many ways this past year, including her maturity. She is a student in CRC’s Upper Secondary Classroom and is a ray of sunshine every morning. She comes to class with a smile on her face and is ready to tackle the day. Twice a week, she participates in the classroom coffee shop, handling the money. Aniya is incredibly kind and encouraging to her peers. She loves to read, play on her phone and watch the Food Network. She also has a lovely singing voice.