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

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

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 [...]

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