February 2014

Books About Disability for Children

By | February 27th, 2014|

When I was raising my family, I couldn't find children's books that addressed the issue of disability in smart, eye-opening ways. There were books on [...]

Check Out the AbilityOne Design Challenge

By | February 26th, 2014|

Have you heard about the AbilityOne design challenge? It's an assistive technology competition for both high school and collegiate level participants sponsored by AbilityOne, a [...]

Virtually Accessible Hiking Trails

By | February 26th, 2014|

I've always loved Nature Valley — those crunchy granola bars were the only healthy thing I liked as a kid. Well now I love Nature [...]

US Airways Fined $1.2 Million

By | February 20th, 2014|

US Airways has been fined $1.2 million by the U.S. Department of Transportation after the DOT reviewed approximately 300 complaints filed by passengers who use [...]

Big Cheer for Wheelchair Cheerleaders

By | February 19th, 2014|

University of Illinois 1969 cheerleading squad. Author is back row, far right. I hardly ever mention what I'm about to disclose out of [...]

Chuck Close Snaps 20 Megastars for Vanity Fair

By | February 19th, 2014|

The editors at Vanity Fair made a brilliant decision when they chose Chuck Close as the lead photographer for the 20th anniversary of the mag’s [...]

My Gimpy Life is Back!

By | February 18th, 2014|

http://youtu.be/wrFF0vul2Nw My Gimpy Life is back! My Gimpy Life is back! OMG, I’m so excited, Teal Sherer's My Gimpy Life is back! There will be [...]

First Wheelchair User Model at New York Fashion Week

By | February 14th, 2014|

Break out the champagne and caviar, folks, a miracle has occurred — a wheelchair user model has graced the runway during New York Fashion Week. [...]

Tammy Duckworth to Lead Paralympics Delegation

By | February 14th, 2014|

President Obama has tapped U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth to lead the U.S. delegation to the 2014 Winter Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia. The games are [...]

Bully Pulpit: Valentine’s Dream

By | February 14th, 2014|

This Valentine's Day, when so many couples celebrate their new or ongoing relationships, my wife Sam and I are marking the 40th anniversary of our love.

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