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Adventure on the Open Seas

Oceans cover 71 percent of the planet, so why not get out and explore them?

June 2016

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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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The Sospendo is a Hands-free Solution for Mobile Devices

As great as all of the advances in touch screens technology and mobile devices have [...]

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Some Positive Aspects of “Me Before You”

Given that I am approaching my 33rd year as a quadriplegic, I was immediately interested [...]

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The Inaccurate and Dangerous Message of “Me Before You”

Hollywood’s latest tearjerker, Me Before You, promotes the dangerous message that it is preferable, and [...]


Stem Cell Trials Show Improved Hand Function, Sensation and Bladder Awareness

U.S. human stem cell trials show breakthroughs as participants report improved function.

Meet the Attendees of the 2016 Roll on Capitol Hill

Meet four advocates who will be attending Roll On Capitol Hill to tell their stories and make their needs known to our legislators.

How Do You Cope When a Relationship Ends?

When her boyfriend unexpectedly ended their relationship, it broke her heart and left her scrambling for help with her daily care.


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New 3-D Printed Wheelchair Promises “Perfect Fit” for Users

For many wheelchair users, finding a comfortable chair can feel like searching for Cinderella’s glass [...]

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Apple Watch Will Soon Count Every Roll of a Wheel as Well as Step of a Foot

It can already count every step of a foot, and soon the Apple Watch will [...]

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Gaylord Resort Apologizes for Employee Calling Amy Van Dyken a “Cripple”

Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Dallas, Texas, has swiftly apologized to ex-Olympian Amy [...]


New Wheel Technology

There are new wheel technologies that really have reinvented aspects of the wheel — with notable benefits for ultralight wheelchair users.

Outdoor Tracks: Glacier Skywalk Adventure

For the adventurous, considering rolling onto the accessible Glacier Skywalk and looking down into the heart of the Canadian Rockies.

Charcot’s Spine, a Potential Long Term Complication of Spinal Fusion

Q. About a year ago I noticed I was leaning to the left side of my chair and couldn’t seem to sit straight. I also started ...

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Make the Most of Your Accessible Cruise Experience

Thinking about taking an accessible cruise vacation? We spoke with two leading wheelchair travel experts about all the info you need to make it happen.

Realizing My Dream of Traveling to the Caribbean

Lilly Longshore feared she'd never make it to the Caribbean after sustaining an SCI.

New Hampshire Chapter: Partnering for Success

The New Hampshire chapter of United Spinal collaborates closely with Wheelchair Health in Motion, a unique blend of peer support groups and exercise that is quickly spreading throughout New Hampshire.

Spotlight: Concord, New Hampshire

The implementation of universal improvement in accessibility will be completed in two phases — and the second phase is already under way. It is a beautiful and much needed enhancement.

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.