It was beyond my capacity to imagine that, 13 weeks after my spinal cord injury, the day before I came home from rehab, my father would take his own life.
Come on Already! A frustrated 18-year-old boy screams from the far reaches of my psyche. The poor kid. Paralyzed in 1973. Still a virgin. And I was so ready. If you’ve never been an adolescent boy, you have no idea how overriding the anticipation of that first time can be. And I’d been rehearsing for […]
The cornerstone of the American dream is owning a home, but for wheelchair users–who often can’t even get in the front door–searching for the dream can become a nightmare. Whether you rent or buy, the current stock of detached, single-family homes has little to offer in accessibility. The Americans with Disabilities Act has nothing to […]