Media coverage

We would like to thank Dave for the real and timely experiences he shared with the TeleProgram participants. The presentation "Workplace Communication for People with Disabilities" was tailored, specific, and relevant to young adults gaining confidence for working and living independently.

Sharon Sellet, TeleProgram Director Spina Bifida Association of Cincinnati

The following articles discuss Dave Carl and the success of his book, Super Cyclist.

  • #18 A Leg Up On Life - Dave Carl

    Dave Carl is a motivational speaker, author, blogger, and social worker. He was born with spina bifida, a condition where the spinal cord is not fully developed. Because of this, Dave is paralyzed from the waist down and has been in a wheel chair his entire life. He wrote the children's book, Super Cyclist. He has a bachelor's degree in Social Work and gives back to his community in huge ways. Dave is a certified ADA (American with Disabilities Act) Coordinator and he uses his knowledge to teach independent living classes to other physically and developmentally disabled adults.
  • Richland author shares much with 'Super Cyclist' hero

    RICHLAND -- Richland author Dave Carl isn't a superhero. But he shares some characteristics with John, the hero of his book, Super Cyclist.

    In the children's book, John, a boy who uses a wheelchair, is told by his peers that he can't be a crime fighter. But instead of giving up, the boy works hard to follow his dreams with the help of a three-wheeled bicycle powered by his hands to fight crime as a superhero.