Despite dead-end job prospects and negative stereotyping, we still found the silver linings of living well with a disability.
Wheelchair users sound off on travel, taxis and e-vehicles.
In the wake of 9/11, NM reflected the need for inclusive emergency preparedness — and other life-and-death issues.
Adaptive gaming, Pete Seeger; Flying with a wheelchair; Track vehicles
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.’”
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.
Flying with a wheelchair; Pazzo Pazzo; Colostomy
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 …