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All About Uber

Transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft are revolutionizing the way we get around, but are they leaving riders with disabilities at the curb?

May 2016

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Accessing Ad Land

From a Kleenex tearjerker about a man and his dog to a sweet Honey Maid offering of an aunt bonding with her niece, Ad Land has never featured so many wheelchair users.

April 2016

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Preparing for Disaster

From hurricanes to wildfires and floods, there's one thing in common: The Red Cross hasn't understood disability.

March 2016

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Weddings and Wheels

Four weddings that include wheelchair users in unique ways.

Sex, Wheels & Relationships Issue

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Person of the Year: Reveca Torres

Reveca Torres wants to start an image revolution and change the way society sees people with spinal cord injuries and disorders.

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What Makes Us Happy

Tim Gilmer speaks with fellow wheelers in this uplifting story that celebrates family, relationships and vocations.

Blogs

Frustrated About Trying to Get Your Broken Wheelchair Fixed? You Are Not Alone.

When Gina Schuh couldn't get her broken wheelchair fixed, she wrote about it. And possibly set off a revolution.

A Closer Look at the Hands-Free Ogo Power Chair

With all the of media buzz, ranging from tech magazines to Fox News about the [...]

Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities Gifts American Vet with Mobility Chair and Mission

Striving to remove barriers and advance equal rights and opportunity, Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities [...]

Features

Hitting Like Women

Despite its macho image, wheelchair rugby is a coed sport. Ian Ruder talks with women who are trying to level the playing field.

Ottobock C-Brace: Normalizing the Gait Cycle

Users are raving about Ottobock’s C-Brace, a new high-tech Knee/Ankle/Foot/Orthosis.

7 Fun Handcycle Options for Paras and Quads

Handcycling is a popular sport for good reason. It provides a freedom akin to the [...]

News

Erika Bogan Demonstrates the MV-1 to Hillary Clinton

Erika Brogan demonstrates the MV-1 to presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. While stumping through [...]

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Presents Sip-and-Puff Adaptoys

Former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand plays with his family using Adaptoys. A [...]

Anticholinergic Meds May Cause Brain Damage

Shannon Risacher, Ph.D. Older adults who use bladder controlling anticholinergic drugs such as [...]

Columns

Motorvation: Accessible Golf Carts

Many golf courses have started adding accessible golf carts to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

SCI Life: May 2016

Kiesha Mastrodimos' YouTube channel; Danish sports chair; 10-In-1 flip pillow

Eat Well, Live Well: Keep It Simple

An easy and effective way to support gut health is to incorporate yogurt into your diet.

Other Recent Articles

United Spinal: Leading the Transportation Fight

For more than 30 years United Spinal Association has led the fight for affordable, accessible transportation, and today this includes holding Uber accountable to provide rides to all wheelchair users.

Driving For Uber

Wheelchair users find if they have a nice car and hand controls, they can make money driving for companies like Uber. Here are three wheelers who are making the Uber platform work for them.

Peer to Peer Problems

Jennifer Mendoza was walking through San Francisco and noticed a bunch of cars with pink mustaches. “I Googled, found out what Lyft was, and said, ‘I have got to be a part of that.’”

Eric Lipp and Open Doors Organizations: Training Uber

Chicago-based nonprofit Open Doors Organization has trained Uber drivers on how to serve riders with disabilities in 10 cities nationwide.

United Spinal Association’s Pathways to Employment Program

Some of the challenges of living with SCI can seem insurmountable. This includes returning to work.