Arley Cruthers is a Paralympic medalist, novelist and writing instructor. She teaches Applied Communications at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, where she also currently serves as the Open Education Teaching Fellow. She’s also the author of the OER textbook Business Writing For Everyone: An Inclusive Guide To Writing in the Workplace. Arley is passionate about open education, open pedagogy, ungrading, Universal Design for Learning and disability justice. She has an MFA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.