About Tiffiny Carlson

Disability buzz, travel, fashion and dating — Tiffiny Carlson writes about these fun things that amp up everyday wheeling life. Carlson is a freelance writer and pens both the “SCI Life” column and "Spin 2.0" blog for New Mobility. She's also a C6 quad from a diving accident that occurred when she was 14 years old. A lifelong resident of Minneapolis, Tiffiny has been a writer in the disability community for over 10 years and writes for several publications and blogs, as well as her personal blog BeautyAbility. Her work has also appeared in mainstream publications such as Nerve.com and Playgirl.

September 2015

Happy 10 Years Mitrofanoff Anniversary!

By | September 9th, 2015|

It's funny how we celebrate various strange anniversaries after our accidents. A lot of people with spinal cord injuries celebrate the date of their injury. [...]

SCI Life: September 2015

By | September 1st, 2015|

Kevin Saunders, a Paralympian who has done way more than just compete, is passionate about many things,

August 2015

SCI Life: August 2015

By | August 1st, 2015|

Six-time Guinness World Record holder in rowing, Angela Madsen, an L2 para, knew noth­ing about rowing when growing up.

July 2015

SCI Life: July 2015

By | July 1st, 2015|

Turning to Veganism and Stem Cells Growing up, Wes Bandemer, 25, Morgan City, La., was all about staying physically active. “I was always doing something [...]

June 2015

What’s Cooler than an App Controlled Thermostat?

By | June 26th, 2015|

With Summer finally upon us, the heat is on. It's only June in Minnesota, and we've hit 90 degrees three days already. I have my [...]

Sorry, But I’m Not “That Sweet Wheelchair Girl”

By | June 16th, 2015|

There comes a time in every woman's life when she realizes apologizing all of the time isn't getting her anywhere, but as women, we're trained [...]

SCI Life: June 2015

By | June 1st, 2015|

Steph Cox is the voice of Life with a Disabled Husband, a no-holds barred blog on her married life with Ben Cox.

May 2015

Why is the Wheelchair so Scary?

By | May 15th, 2015|

Growing up, there was a man, Mike, who lived down the street and who used a power wheelchair. He had broken his neck as a [...]

Revisiting the Ballet

By | May 7th, 2015|

It seems almost every girl who breaks her neck or back has a sad story about how she used to love to dance. Well, I [...]

A Sixth Digit Worn Like a Ring — Brilliant!

By | May 1st, 2015|

In March, Josh Smith, a recently paralyzed engineer, launched a successful Kickstarter campaign for the Sixth Digit, one of the smartest products I've ever seen [...]

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