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What If...?

What If…?

Philip Simmons outlived the sense that his ALS was unusual. “We live in bodies, after all,” he wrote. “And it is the nature of bodies, soon or late, to fail. Even the healthiest of us is, as the poet William Butler Yeats says, ‘fastened to a dying animal.’”

NM Turns 25: Our Bodies, Ourselves, 1997-2000

NM Turns 25: Our Bodies, Ourselves, 1997-2000

Perhaps there was something about the closing of a millennium that led New Mobility to reflect on our bodies, our autonomy and disability’s place in our culture.

Letters: June 2014

Letters: June 2014

Flying with a wheelchair; Pazzo Pazzo; Colostomy

The Body in Trouble

The Body in Trouble

Here is my troubled body, dreaming myself into life: a guttering candle in a mound of melted wax, or a bruised pear, ripe beyond palatability, ready for …

Power Dressing

Power Dressing

The jury is responding not only to my words, but also to my visible persona — to the tiny woman in a wheelchair …

 Vote For Your Favorite Cover

Vote For Your Favorite Cover

Vote each month on your favorite cover from the featured time period.

NM Turns 25: Identity and Inclusion, 1993-1996

NM Turns 25: Identity and Inclusion, 1993-1996

In the early post-ADA years, we faced a dilemma: how to advocate for inclusion while proving our individuality.

Letters: May 2014

Letters: May 2014

Functional return, “wheelchair bound,” models on wheels.

Full Circle

Full Circle

What a difference 25 years makes.

NM Turns 25: A Look at the Seminal Years, 1989-1992

NM Turns 25: A Look at the Seminal Years, 1989-1992

Anger, hope, determination, optimism — New Mobility had it all.