Advocating for people with disabilities


Brittany Rieman of Waldorf MD was crowned Ms. Wheelchair Maryland 2021

on November 7, 2020.

Brittany became Ms. Wheelchair Maryland after a full day of workshops, private

interviews, and a platform speech. She will now serve as Maryland’s state

titleholder for one year and will prepare to represent the state of Maryland and

compete in the Ms. Wheelchair America 2021 pageant in Michigan.

The Ms. Wheelchair Maryland and Ms. Wheelchair America organizations do not

judge beauty. Instead, the Ms. Wheelchair Maryland and Ms. Wheelchair

America organizations focus on advocacy and recognizing the free spirit and

accomplishments of women who use wheelchairs. Throughout her reign, Brittany will serve as a spokeswoman throughout the state where she can discuss awareness,

acceptance and the overall understanding of disabilities with the general public. She will have the opportunity to travel across the state, visit advocacy groups, make public appearances, including possible parade appearances, and is available to conduct interviews.

Brittany will also use her year as Ms. Wheelchair Maryland 2021 to share her platform: Bringing Awareness to Substance abuse. With her platform, she plans to encourage and further open communication between individuals with and without disabilities. Ultimately, she hopes to highlight and raise awareness about the dangers of prescription medications, Alcohol and overcoming addictions. She believes in using her life story to encourage others not to make the same mistakes and also how to overcome the challenges that she has in countered.

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