DOROTHY ELLEN PALMER is a mother of two, an award-winning disabled senior writer, accessibility advocate and retired teacher. She served on the Accessibility Advisory Board of the Festival of Literary Diversity and regularly appears at literary festivals. She won the Helen Henderson Award for disability journalism, and has published three novels and the memoir Falling for Myself. The Scooter Twins is her first children’s book. She lives in Burlington, Ontario, with her mobility scooter, Rosie.