Matthew Miller

Matthew Miller has mild cerebral palsy. It took him longer to learn to cook. He currently works as a sales associate at Wal-Mart. Before that, he was a cashier. He has also worked as a special education teacher, teacher assistant, and substitute teacher. He is a graduate of Culpeper County High School and earned an Associate of Arts and Sciences degree in education from Germanna Community College. He has a B.S. degree in special education and a Master of Arts degree in Human Relations. During college, he volunteered his time as a peer academic advisor, a student grader, and gave presentations of transition planning in special education and test-taking strategies. He types about 40 words a minute with his left hand only. He wrote ‘Overcoming Obstacles in Cooking’,, to encourage beginning cooks and those with disabilities not to give up. Like his mom did, he likes to bake desserts.