October 2013

Unser Racing Debuts Accessible Go-Karts

By | October 29th, 2013|

Unser Racing is debuting something fantastic: accessible go-karts. If the name Unser rings a bell, it should, thanks to Cody Unser — daughter of racing [...]

Wheelchair Users in Pop Culture

By | October 29th, 2013|

The creative folks over at RollX vans have outdone themselves — they marked the cancellation of Ironside by putting together a tribute to wheelchair users [...]

Media still ignoring us

By | October 28th, 2013|

I may be retired from journalism, but the topic of how media covers issues important to the disability community still ranks high on my list [...]

Paralyzed Chicago Police Officer Making the “Best Apple Sauce In the World”

By | October 25th, 2013|

Jim Mullen has certainly taken a bad situation and turned it into something delicious. A former Chicago police officer shot while entering a home in [...]

Women with Something to Say

By | October 23rd, 2013|

American artist Riva Lehrer was born with Spina bifida. There's an interesting "People in the News" item in the current issue of New [...]

How Greg Abbott Got on Our Cover

By | October 22nd, 2013|

When Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, a paraplegic, announced his candidacy for governor we editors here at New Mobility had a spirited debate about him. [...]

It’s the Baggage Handlers, Not the Flying I’m Afraid Of

By | October 22nd, 2013|

Unlike most people, the possibility of dying a fiery, plummeting death isn't my number one concern when I fly. What scares me the most are [...]

Cancelled: Ironside Fell Flat

By | October 21st, 2013|

The new remake of Ironside, featuring Blair Underwood as the paraplegic Detective Robert Ironside, has been cancelled after only four episodes. As the show rolled [...]

Car to wheelchair van? Help me decide

By | October 18th, 2013|

edmunds.com offers advice on selecting a ramp for a wheelchair van; shown here is VMI Toyota Sienna with ramp that stows under the floor. [...]

Beware of the Angry Crippled Mentor

By | October 17th, 2013|

The way the human brain copes with guilt from disability never ceases to amaze me. They feel bad for us; they walk and we can't. [...]

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