About Ian Ruder

I’m a senior editor, but I’m the newest (and youngest) member of the New Mobility editorial team. I’m not the quad you deserved, but the quad you needed. I oversee the United Spinal content and write features. I’m always looking for fun or quirky stories and love profiling interesting people.

February 2016

Lonely Planet Releases Accessible Travel Resources

By |February 2nd, 2016|

Having a disability or using a wheelchair can make us apprehensive about travel. Extra planning. Extra money. Extra hassle. While traveling with a disability may [...]

Greater Philadelphia

By |February 1st, 2016|

Greater Philadelphia Chapter Debuts; Spotlight Philadelphia

United Spinal News

By |February 1st, 2016|

United Spinal Requests Safe And Lawful Ferry Access to the Statue of Liberty; Chapter’s Persistence Rewarded With Neilsen Grant

January 2016

Virginia Launches Chapter to Fill Void for SCI/D Community

By |January 1st, 2016|

Chapter Check-In; Spotlight: Richmond, VA

United Spinal News

By |January 1st, 2016|

Oklahoma Chapter Pushes for Foot Safety; The Fight for Ride Sharing Access

December 2015

The Omnichair Can Move in Any Direction

By |December 3rd, 2015|

We recently featured the Whill and its potentially revolutionary new front wheels that allow for easier turning, but what if you didn’t have to always [...]

United Spinal News

By |December 1st, 2015|

Representatives from 33 different states and numerous chapters gathered outside the Rio Hotel and Casino for United Spinal’s annual chapter meeting. Chapter Leadership [...]

San Francisco Bay Area Chapter: Improving Morale, Offerings

By |December 1st, 2015|

Chapter Check-In Tom Shankle and Walter Delson, co-leaders of United Spinal’s San Francisco Bay Area chapter, moved meetings from the basement of the Alta [...]

November 2015

20 States on Wheels: New Accessible U.S. Travel Guide

By |November 27th, 2015|

If you’re already planning that big road trip for next summer, or simply trying to decide where to take your next trip in the U.S., [...]

bTizzy: Etsy for Artists with Disabilities

By |November 20th, 2015|

Cool new disability-related websites are popping up all the time, but one to definitely check out is bTizzy, a new online marketplace and community for [...]

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