Jessica Rogers is an accomplished athlete participating in Wheelchair basketball, wheelchair racing and numerous swimming events. She is also the founder of the Caudal Regression Syndrome Association, or iSACRA, an organization for information sharing, support, and networking. Contents 1 Early life, 2 Awards and achievements 2.1 Filmography, , 3 See also, 4 References, 5 External links, Early life: Jessica was born in Brazil where she spent the first part of her life in an isolated crib in a care facility for adults with severe cognitive limitations. At 14 months old she was adopted into a singleparent household with many siblings who have different disabilities. Jessica was born with the rare condition of lumbo sacral agenesis/caudal regression syndrome and has had bilateral leg amputations due to the condition. Her spine ends at approximately T 7-10, which caused some paralysis. Jessica was born with one kidney and a very small lower anatomy, a common trait associated with caudal regression syndrome. Awards and achievements: 2013: International Wheelchair Amputee Sports Junior World Games selectee for US Junior Team, paratriathalon, swimming and track, 2013: National Wave triathlete, US National Paratriathalon Championships, Austin, Texas, 2013: National Junior Disability Championships, Rochester, Minnesota, First place 100, 200, 400, 800, 1500 Meter wheelchair track, first place 50 M back, breast, fly, free, 100 M breast, 100 M free swimming, 2013: National Junior Disability Championships, Rochester, Minnesota, Female Track Athlete Spirit of Excellence Award, 2011: Parapan American Games, Guadalajara, Mexico, silver medal 100 M breastroke, 2011: SPORTS 'N SPOKES Magazine's Junior Athlete of the Year, 2011: Founded iSACRA, an international organization for information and support of individuasl with sacral agenesis/caudal regression snydrome, 2010: Junior National Champion, 100, 200, 400, 800 M wheelchair track, 2010: Im Able Foundation's Racing Wheelchair Recipient, 2010: American Paralympic record holder, women's 100 SCY breaststroke, 2010: American Paralympic record holder, women's 200 SCY IM, 2010: Canadian American Paralympic National Champion women's 100 M breastroke, 2009: Canadian American Paralympic National Champion women's 100 M breastroke, 2009: Canadian American Paralympic National Champion women's 200 M breastroke, 2008: National Junior Disability Championships, First place 100Meter, 200Meter, 400Meter wheelchair track, Filmography: Documentaries and other television appearances include: First aired Title Episode Distributor Produced by January 18, 2006 REBUILT: The Human Body Shop A Child's Courage Discovery Health Channel D.T. Slouffman October 2006 News Report: Kicking For Kids Who Can't N/A WUSA9 News - Washington D.C. area Emily Smitt

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