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About Lawrence Sapp

Who am I?

  • I am a Student and Collegiate swimmer at the University of Missouri – St. Louis (UMSL), Team USA Paralympian, and an Agent of Change in the disability movement.​

  • Upon graduation in 2025, I will be seeking a career in Art or video editing.

  • I volunteer and am an Accessibility Ambassador at Accessibility Bridge Corporation

  • I aim to change negative perceptions about people with Autism and Intellectual Disabilities

  • Inclusion is important to me. 

  • I’ve been a member of the Team USA Paralympic Swim team since 2017 and was a part of the Paralympic Swim team that competed in Tokyo in 2021.

  • I was the first Paralympic male athlete (with autism (ASD)) and an intellectual impairment (ID) to make the Team USA National A team, compete internationally and represent the US in an Olympic/Paralympic Swimming Event.

  • I hold numerous American records and have collected medals from all over the world. 

  • I thrive in environments where inclusion is a priority and am a trailblazer when it comes to people with ASD and ID.

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