Elizabeth Grigsby has been advocating for people with disabilities for many years. Her philosophy has always been to see everyone as people first and foremost, to focus on our abilities so we can be able to deal with our disability. She believes that people are much more than their disabilities, which drives her to fight for the rights of all people, to ensure that they have the best opportunity to thrive and live a full and productive life. As someone with a disability, she will tell people to not let their disability control them — “we should control our disabilities.” She wants to see everyone reach their full potential. She hopes one day to live in a world where everyone will be “going through their lives based on their abilities, and disabilities won’t be the issue.”