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.

April 2016

Getting to Know the United Spinal Resource Center Team

By | April 1st, 2016|

Get to know the team of experts behind the United Spinal Resource Center

March 2016

WHILL Gets FDA Clearance

By | March 24th, 2016|

The hottest new option on the personal mobility front just got a lot hotter with the announcement that the FDA has cleared the new WHILL [...]

Finally! An Adaptive CrossFit Wheelchair

By | March 15th, 2016|

Athlete Michael Mills has created the world's first adaptive crossfit wheelchair. Michael Mills knew he’d found a new passion when he discovered adaptive [...]

Puerto Rico: Creating Options for an Active Disability Community

By | March 1st, 2016|

Puerto Rico chapter; Spotlight

United Spinal News

By | March 1st, 2016|

Garp Karp joins United board; Handizap, a stylus users can slip onto their pinky to make using touch screens easier.

February 2016

Crafting a Solution to Help Quads Type and Use Touch Screens

By | February 19th, 2016|

Using his modified stylus, Ian Ruder can interact with touch screens. When we last checked in with our intrepid GearCrip (me), I was [...]

Handizap: The quad’s answer to touchscreens?

By | February 12th, 2016|

Touch screens are the future and they’re everywhere, and if you’re a quad with limited or no hand function they can be a conundrum. If [...]

Lonely Planet Releases Accessible Travel Resources

By | February 2nd, 2016|

Travel website Lonely Planet’s Accessible Travel Online Resources is exactly the kind of tool that can help demystify travel.

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

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