August 2014

6 Safety Products Every Wheeler Should Have

By | August 26th, 2014|

When you use a wheelchair, you're considered more vulnerable than the average person, and there are people who will take advantage of you. This is [...]

HUD, Freedom Mortgage Settlement

By | August 25th, 2014|

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has reached a settlement with a New Jersey mortgage lender over allegations the lender discriminated against loan [...]

BBraver Handrims

By | August 21st, 2014|

Here at GearCrip, we’re dedicated to bringing you the latest, hottest tech and gear trends for the wheelchair using community. Today we’ve got something so [...]

Where are the disabled in TV ads?

By | August 20th, 2014|

Nordstrom has long used models with disabilities, such as Jillian Mercado, who is shown in this photo from the Associated Press. A friend [...]

Douglas P. Lathrop, Editor of Kids on Wheels, Dies at 50

By | August 18th, 2014|

Douglas P. Lathrop, a huge Game of Thrones fan, strikes a George R.R. Martin pose. New Mobility contributor and former senior editor Douglas [...]

Minnesota Boosts Employment of PWD

By | August 18th, 2014|

The governor's mandate is a step in the right direction, says ADAPT organizer Galen Smith. Due to recent criticism from disability advocates about [...]

Robin Williams, Depression and SCI

By | August 15th, 2014|

Robin Williams struggled with depression for many years. Robin Williams’ battle with depression was not news to those of us who are fans. [...]

Tek RMD Moving Standing Frame

By | August 13th, 2014|

A couple of years ago the Internet and media went crazy over a video of a young man using a streamlined machine that looked like [...]

5 Tips for an Awesome Accessible Camping Trip

By | August 13th, 2014|

Accessible camping is fun, relaxing and surprising doable. For those of you who have never done it before, here are my tips on how to [...]

Trouble on the Streets of New York City

By | August 12th, 2014|

Good luck trying to negotiate this intersection in New York City. Last time I visited New York City, I was frustratingly reminded how [...]

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