Gretchen, who lives in Seattle, has lived with the challenges of Multiple Sclerosis since 1989, including challenges with depth perception. She applied to Summit in 2010 and finally found the perfect match in Cricket in the fall of 2012. Cricket helps Gretchen navigate uneven surfaces and gives her independence and confidence in her daily life. Gretchen has worked as a professional actor and has taught theatre arts to high school students for more than 30 years. Now she has Cricket as the co-star in her life.