Executive Profile

About our Founder/Lead Facilitator

Arthur Aston is a son, brother, uncle and friend. Arthur is the founder and primary consultant of Our View. He was born in November of 1981 with a birth defect called Spina Bifida. This diagnosis would present many challenges for Arthur; impairment to his mobility being the most significant challenge. 

As a result of his Spina Bifida diagnosis, Arthur uses leg braces and crutches to walk. He also uses a wheelchair at times. Although at birth, Arthur was not given the best projected outcome, now as an adult, Arthur is a living testament to know what it means to have life and to truly live. 

Arthur has a passion for learning. He holds and Bachelors degree in Psychology from Stockton University and a Master’s degree in Psychological Counseling from Monmouth University. 

Since October 2013, Arthur has served as Executive Director of Build Jake’s Place a New Jersey Nonprofit organization that creates accessible play experiences for individuals of all abilities (www.buildjakesplace.org). He also serves as General Manager of the Camden County New Jersey Miracle League, a baseball league for children and adults who have disabilities (www.ccnjml.org).

Arthur currently resides in Collingswood, New Jersey. He enjoys spending time with family and friends, writing poetry, reading, attending concerts, Broadway shows, and traveling.