December 2013

11 Fuel-Saving Strategies for 2014

By | December 2nd, 2013|

With fuel prices stuck on high, using better planning, driving and vehicle maintenance practices can help you get more miles to the gallons and better [...]

Crowdsourcing for Care and Cure

By | December 2nd, 2013|

Crowdsourcing has the potential to change how medical research is both funded and carried out — and this could have a major impact in the [...]

Access Apps

By | December 2nd, 2013|

Kevin McGuire Crowdsourcing access? We have two apps for that! AbleRoad and AXS Map are both free apps designed to connect people to [...]

Crip Buzz: December 2013

By | December 2nd, 2013|

What Nondisabled People Think When They See Us It’s frustrating when nondisabled people see us and jump to conclusions, assuming they know exactly what our [...]

Bully Pulpit: Wheelchair Terrorist Alert!

By | December 2nd, 2013|

Several months ago at the Portland International Airport, in the midst of a routine patdown, a second uniformed TSA employee approached and told me I [...]

WHILL, the Sleek Lean-In-To-Go Wheelchair, Launching in the US

By | December 1st, 2013|

Many people have tried to reinvent the wheelchair in the last 20 years. You have the revolutionary stair climbing wheelchair, the iBot, then you have [...]

November 2013

CRPD Good for Economy Says IBM, Kerry

By | November 26th, 2013|

The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is good for business, testified tech giant IBM at the second hearing on the Convention on [...]

10 Great Holiday Gifts for People with Spinal Cord Injury

By | November 26th, 2013|

From the fun and quirky to the absolutely essential, here are 10 fabulous gift ideas for someone with a spinal cord injury.

Effortless City: Mapping Accessible Sidewalks and More

By | November 26th, 2013|

What would it take to effortlessly navigate a major city you’ve never visited, to confidently cruise down the most accessible sidewalks and patronize welcoming, accessible [...]

The dreaded, but necessary, annual X-ray

By | November 23rd, 2013|

A recent study has found that "women with disabilities are significantly less likely to be screened for cancer than their able-bodied counterparts." My [...]

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