December 2014

Wearable Lights to Increase Visibility

By | December 23rd, 2014|

Keep your dog — and you — safe when out at night by investing in a few wearable lights. When I’m out and [...]

Congress OKs Medical Marijuana

By | December 19th, 2014|

Mary McKnew uses marijuana to deal with pain from her SCI. Congress made the largest shift in American drug policy in four decades [...]

Thanks to FeedthePig, I’m Going to Hawaii

By | December 19th, 2014|

Soon Tiffiny will be basking in the sun on a Hawaii beach. Is it possible to dream big, go somewhere awesome or buy [...]

Sen. Harkin, Dedicated Disability Advocate, Retires

By | December 16th, 2014|

After a distinguished 40-year career in the United States Congress, Iowa Senator Tom Harkin bid farewell to family, friends and colleagues on Dec. 12 in [...]

Two Websites to Help the Search for an Accessible Home

By | December 10th, 2014|

Photo courtesy of All wheelchair users know searching for an accessible home is not easy. Sometimes we can get lucky searching on [...]

What Do Brella Bag and Snake Clamp Have in Common?

By | December 10th, 2014|

The Brella Bag I literally can not see out the window of my office as I write this thanks to a coating of rain. Instead [...]

The Touch-Free Sesame Phone

By | December 10th, 2014|

The touch-free Sesame phone uses facial recognition. When I think about facial recognition I think eye scanners and government surveillance, but if one [...]

Stella Young, 32, Dies

By | December 8th, 2014|

Stella Young, the Australian disability activist, writer and comedian, who received international acclaim after her TED talk entitled “I’m not your inspiration, thank you very [...]

Dems to Tammy Duckworth: No Accommodation

By | December 8th, 2014|

Tammy Duckworth represents Illinois in the U.S. House of Representatives. Tammy Duckworth — congresswoman, double amputee, Iraq war veteran, mother-to-be — recently asked [...]

Year-End Letter from United Spinal’s CEO

By | December 2nd, 2014|

I hope this letter finds you in good health, and that you are looking forward to sharing some holiday cheer with family and friends.

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