EmBRACE It is a podcast and workshop series sponsored by Trend-Able in partnership with the Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation. Lainie Ishbia, MSW and Estela Lugo have created the Embrace it series to help empower people with disabilities and chronic conditions to look and feel their best and to ultimately live their best lives. Through their communication and assertiveness trainings, disability hacks, and confidence building exercises, Lainie & Estela have helped hundreds of individuals living with physical challenges to improve their quality of life.

EmBRACE It Workshop Topics

  • How To Speak To People With Disabilities In The Workplace & Beyond

  • How To Talk With Anyone When You Have A Disability

  • A Recipe For Asking For Help When You Have A Disability

  • Invisible Disabilities In The Workplace 101

  • Self-Esteem, Body Image, & Disability

  • Look Good – Feel Good = Live Your Best Life With A Disability

For rates and additional info. Contact Lainie at info@trend-able.com

Upcoming Workshops 2019

October 22

Health Union Patient Advocate Conference, Philadelphia

October 24th, 2019

Pinterest Headquarters

October 25-27

Abilities Expo , San Mateo California

November 8-10

Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation Summit, Pheonix Arizona

December 13-15

Abilities Expo, Dallas Texas

Scheduling now for 2020. For rates & info , contact Lainie at

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– Pinterest

“Insightful, clever and poigant, Lainie and Estela brought their experience and empathy to the table to help educate our employees. Thanks, ladies!”

– Alina & Graceann
Health Union LLC.

”Your dynamic personality and inspiring content really connected with the audience….Thank you so much for the wonderful workshop!”

– Christine Selinger
Abilities Expo
“Lainie & Estela put on a great workshop at the Abilities Expo in San Mateo!  Not only did they have an extremely polished presentation, but they connected well with participants and brought passion to an important topic.”