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Mel Baggs is an American blogger and disability rights activist. She was born on August 15, 1980 in California. She is best known for her blog, "Mel's Desk," which she started in 2004. Baggs was born with a rare genetic disorder called Smith-Lemli-Opitz Syndrome, which affects her physical and cognitive development. She is a wheelchair user and has limited speech. Baggs is an advocate for disability rights and has spoken at conferences and events around the world. She has written for various publications, including The New York Times, The Guardian, and The Washington Post. Baggs has been featured in several documentaries, including "The Power of Disability" and "The Inclusion Revolution." She has also been featured in the book "The Disability Revolution: From the Shadows to the Light." Baggs is currently 40 years old. She has an estimated net worth of $1 million.

Popular As Amanda Melissa Baggs
Occupation N/A
Age 39 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
Born 15 August, 1980
Birthday 15 August
Birthplace Mountain View, California, U.S.
Date of death April 11, 2020
Died Place Burlington, Vermont, U.S.
Nationality California

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Baggs died on April 11, 2020 at the age of 39 in Burlington, Vermont; their mother said that the cause of their death was believed to be respiratory failure.


Baggs described themself as genderless and nonbinary in their writings. They also advocated for a consistent definition of autism awareness, claiming that awareness was misrepresented by both parents and some advocates. They wrote articles in two online blogs: ballastexistenz and Cussin’ and Discussin’.


In January 2007, Baggs posted a video on YouTube entitled In My Language describing the experience of living as a person with autism, which became the subject of several articles on CNN. Baggs also guest-blogged about the video on Anderson Cooper's blog and answered questions from the audience via email. About Baggs, Sanjay Gupta said:


Amanda Melissa Baggs (August 15, 1980 – April 11, 2020), also known as Amelia E. Voicy Baggs, was a nonbinary American blogger who predominantly wrote on the subject of autism. Baggs used a communication device to speak and had been referred to as low-functioning. They died on April 11, 2020.

Baggs was born in Mountain View, California on August 15, 1980 and attended De Anza College and Bard College at Simon’s Rock. Baggs moved from California to Vermont in order to be closer to a friend in 2005.