April 2014

Can a Doctor Refuse Treatment?

By | April 15th, 2014|

What happens if a doctor refuses to treat you? That happened to a friend, a wheelchair user with osteogenesis imperfecta (or brittle bone disease).  My [...]

Lex Frieden Speaks at Civil Rights Summit

By | April 11th, 2014|

Lex Frieden, a United Spinal Association board member who played an integral role in the development, passage and implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, [...]

Q’Straint’s New iQ Research Center

By | April 8th, 2014|

The iQ Research Center studies the dynamics of how wheelchair users are affected in a crash. Wheelchair users are especially vulnerable in high-impact [...]

Wheelchair Dance Movie Musical Chairs on HBO all April

By | April 4th, 2014|

Musical Chairs stars Leah Pipes as Mia and E.J. Bonilla as Armando. There is a lot to love about the wheelchair dance movie, [...]

Jesper Odelberg: On the Rise Swedish Comic with CP

By | April 2nd, 2014|

We've profiled wheelchair-using comedians before — Megan Gallagher, Zach Anner and the adorable Amy Bruener to name a few — and now we can add [...]

Behind the Wheel of a New Van

By | April 2nd, 2014|

Wow, am I sitting up high now!  So high in fact, I can see over almost all the other vehicles on the road. What a [...]

7 Myths About Disability and Emergency Preparation

By | April 1st, 2014|

The first thing you’ve got to understand about emergency preparation is that it’s for an EMERGENCY. Throw disability into the mix and a bad situation [...]

Taming Our Fear of Flying

By | April 1st, 2014|

Flying can be scary for wheelchair users, but these tips can make for a smooth ride.

NMEDA to Give Away Four Adaptive Vans

By | April 1st, 2014|

NMEDA will give away four adaptive vans in May as part of National Mobility Awareness Month.

NM Turns 25: A Look at the Seminal Years, 1989-1992

By | April 1st, 2014|

Anger, hope, determination, optimism — New Mobility had it all.

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