Deshae Lott

determined sojourner

Health care publications and presentations

Deshae's health care publications

about Deshae

Talamo, Lex. "She needs 24 hour nursing. Then she was told it would end." Shreveport Times, Oct. 8, 2017.

DiSanto, Kathy. "Living to the Max." Texas A&M Division of Student Affairs, College Station, TX, Jan. 12, 2012.

"Quest freelancer wins national award," in Quest 18.3 (Summer, 2011).

Mathew, Reji. May 23, 2011. "Engaging the Mind, Body and Spirit: The Role of Spirituality in Wellness and Recovery in Health Care" in Advance for Long-Term Care Management.

Mathew, Reji. May 15, 2011. "Engaging the Mind, Body and Spirit: The Role of Spirituality in Wellness and Recovery in Health Care" in Advance for Nurse Practitioners & Physicians' Assistants.

Mathew, Reji. 2011. "Holistic Healthcare," in Advance for Physical Therapy and Rehab Medicine.

Mathew, Reji. 2010. "Engaging the Mind, Body and Spirit" in Advance for Occupational Therapy Practitioners 26(26):20 (print version)


by Deshae

"Augmented Spirit/Extreme Embodiment: A Mapped Landscape of Vent Life" with Katerie Gladdys in The Review of Education, Pedagogy, and Cultural Studies, 34 (2012): 107-122.

"Don't Mess with Your Muse," Signature, Jul.-Aug., 2011, p. 63.

It’s Not About the Dog” in Kaleidoscope: Exploring the Experience of Disability through Literature and the Fine Arts 63 (July 2011): 7-9.

Call Me a ‘Good Cripple’ — If You Must:  Is educating others really so unfair and tiresome?” in Quest 17.3 (Summer 2010); 69-70.
2011 EXCEL Gold Award winner

"No Way Out but In: Responding Positively to Chaos with Forgiveness and Grief" in Ventilator-Assisted Living 23.3 (Fall 2009): 4-5.

Augmented Spirit: Extreme Embodiment” with Katerie Gladdys; spoken presentation accompanied by digital sculpture/installation; MOBILE/IMMOBILIZED: Art, Technologies & (Dis)abilities Colloquium in Montréal, Nov. 2, 2007.

"Augmented Spirit/Extreme Embodiment: a Landscape, Mapped of Vent Life" with Katerie Gladdys; Interactive Textiles IV: Embodiment and Location; International Symposium on Electronic Art at the University of Ulster, Belfast Campus, Aug. 28, 2009.

Augmented Spirit/Extreme Embodiment a Landscape, Mapped, of Vent Life” with Katerie Gladdys; Health, Embodiment, and Visual Culture Program during the John Douglas Taylor Conference at McMaster University, Nov. 2010. 

Related Exhibits:

"Augmented Spirit/Necessary Machines: Sonic Map of the Interior Landscape of Ventilator-Dependent Individual Model and Prototype for Interactive Installation", Medium--Interactive Digital Audio Sculpture; University of Florida Faculty Show, Aug. 2007.

"Augmented Spirit:  Extreme Embodiment", Medium--Interactive Digital Audio Sculpture; Exhibition --Myth of Difference; Gallery Project, Ann Arbor, Michigan; Jan. 9-Feb. 17, 2008.

“Augmented Spirit:  Extreme Embodiment” with Katerie Gladdys, Medium--Interactive Digital Audio Sculpture; Digital Art in a Post-Digital Age, Polk Museum of Art; May 24-Sep. 7, 2008;

“Augmented Spirit: Extreme Embodiment” with Katerie Gladdys, Medium--Interactive Digital Audio Sculpture; Merge Visual, Museum of Arts and Sciences, Macon, Georgia, Sep. 12-Nov. 2, 2008.

“Augmented Spirit: Extreme Embodiment” Text to Textile an Exhibition Featuring Women Who Use Technology in Their Art Practice with Katerie Gladdys, Medium - Interactive Digital Audio Sculpture; The Front Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana; Apr. 12 - May 4, 2014.

Long-Term Mechanical Ventilation Users' Sexual Activity: An Exploration” in Ventilator-Assisted Living 20.4 (Winter 2006): 4-9.

Related presentation:

“Long Term Mechanical Ventilation, Quality of Life, and Intimacy,” research results from my article presented by Angela King, BS, RPFT, RRT-NPS & Sr. Clinical Director at VIASYS/Pulmonetic Systems, at the Alabama State Respiratory Care Meeting in Birmingham, Alabama, Sept. 22, 2006.

His Choice: My Life” in Ventilator-Assisted Living 19.3 (Fall 2005): 6, 10.

From Where I Sit:  Medicaid Reform Must Come Now for People with Severe Disabilities” in Quest 12.5 (September-October 2005):  77-78.

Inspiration for Self” in Quest 12.3 (May-June 2005):  40.