Allen Rucker is the author of many books, including a widely praised memoir about life after paralysis, "The Best Seat In The House: How I Woke Up One Tuesday And Was Paralyzed For Life." For more information, go to www.allenrucker.com.
I’d make every kid in the class go through a Scared Straight program about life after disability. Instead of a day in jail, it would be a day and night in a smelly, run-down “care” facility.
The Bone Collector’s C4 quad detective is a forensic scientist and force of nature.
The response from walkies will be, “Are you nuts? Go there after sundown?”
Contractures are a threat to mobility. Here’s what you can do about them.
I wake up with the same troublesome question rolling around my fervid brain: Are Americans with disabilities making progress or sliding backwards?
Americans love to complain. And doggone it, we’re good at it.
It’s downright un-American to play it so safe, to obey every lock-step rule of crippled living.
This documentary on disability in the media could be a mainstream hit.
Half of you probably have a similar story and were driven mad by the experience.