Meriah Nichols

Deaf Writer, Teacher, Artist and Advocate with 3 kids (one with Down syndrome)

Meriah Nichols writes about travel, disability and parenting. Deaf, she is also the mother of Moxie, who has Down syndrome. Meriah is a teacher, counselor, advocate and artist, currently living in a yurt off the grid on the Lost Coast of California (but that doesn't make her a hippie). She blogs at her site, Meriah Nichols ( and shares her (many) photos on Instagram (