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So far Roxanne Furlong has created 34 blog entries.

June 2013

Wheelchair Accessible Travel: Destination USA

By | June 1st, 2013|

As wheelchair-using travelers, we must find creative solutions to be able to go where we want — at an affordable cost. NM talks with four couples whose wanderlust took them to farflung national destinations.

February 2013

Women Who Cath

By | February 1st, 2013|

For most wheelers, catheterizing comes with a disability of MS, SCI, polio, spina bifida or other condition that can cause your brain and bladder to [...]

January 2013

Book Review: Miracle Boy Grows Up: How the Disability Rights Revolution Saved My Sanity

By | January 1st, 2013|

Miracle Boy Grows Up: How the Disability Rights Revolution Saved My Sanity. By Ben Mattlin. Reviewed by Roxanne Furlong

December 2012

Desk-Ercise: Take Your Workout to Lunch

By | December 1st, 2012|

Matthew Sanford’s adaptive yoga can be practiced anywhere, including at the office. As we all know, sitting in a chair all day can [...]

November 2012

Hitting the Road

By | November 1st, 2012|

Book Review: 22 Accessible Road Trips, by Candy Harrington. Reviewed by Roxanne Furlong

April 2012

Taking My Arms High

By | April 1st, 2012|

You know the story — or maybe you don’t. As a 13-year-old kid, Matthew Sanford was in a car accident that killed his mother and [...]

March 2010

Cody Unser: Beauty in Deep

By | March 1st, 2010|

Water has given Cody Unser an awareness of terrifying and wonderful things. In a moment of stark realization at the age of 12, while sitting [...]

November 2009

The Accessible Dream Home

By | November 1st, 2009|

Stan Clawson.Photo by Michael Schoenfeld Curb appeal, kitchens and baths. Ask any realtor and she'll tell you those are the three areas that [...]

October 2009

Which Craft?

By | October 1st, 2009|

Roxanne Furlong discovered tools to make crafting easier as her disability progresses. No matter if you paint digitally with your eyes or mold [...]

May 2009

Awakening Your Whole Self

By | May 1st, 2009|

Told by his doctors to forget about his legs, para Matthew Sanford became a “floating upper torso” until 25, when he began yoga.

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