James Weisman, the president and CEO of United Spinal Association, sent a letter to President Trump on Jan. 23 asking him to ensure that a [...]
This is the first post of a five-part series on what repealing the ACA would mean for people with disabilities.
Connecticut Passes Law Updating Access Symbol. I Am a Disabled Woman Who Is NOT Celebrating Meryl Streep's Speech. 5 Quad Tricks for Managing a Day at Home Solo. Using Teamwork to Get Through a Medical Crisis.
This table won’t just let us see the doctor and be weighed better. It will help us live healthier lives.
Thanks to a years-old administrative snafu, FEMA’s first and only director of the Office of Disability Integration and Coordination, Marcie Roth, has been asked to [...]
People of the Year: The Resisters. 7 Life Lessons from a Guy Who Can't Move Anything But His Face. Gimplements: Homemade Adaptive Gizmos. Foot Care Tips to Avoid Serious Complications.
A fictional quad acts on his pre-planned suicide even after finding the love of his life. Two real-life disabled girls — one 5 and the other 14 — choose to die with the blessing of family members. Responding bravely, disability advocates battled widespread ignorance, melodrama and misinformation, telling the truth about living with a disability in an attempt to save lives. For their dedication, courage and persistence, NM is proud to honor them as People of the Year.
When obstacles to everyday living pop up, creative imagination devises gizmos, gadgets and gimplements.