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.

April 2015

Quads and Achingly Perfect Straight Pant Seams

By | April 15th, 2015|

Even the model sporting these Izzy Camilerri Adaptive Clothing pants has fantastically straight pant seams. There are a lot of strange things that [...]

America’s Freedom Sailor to Build Accessible Tall Ship

By | April 10th, 2015|

Boats are notoriously unfriendly to wheelchairs, and let's be honest — "accessible boats" are never really that great. This is why America's Freedom Sailor, a [...]

Customized “Pimp Your Chair” Service Debuts

By | April 1st, 2015|

You, too, could have zebra stripes decorating your bright purple ride! Ever since I first saw the chromed bling on Colours manual wheelchairs, [...]

SCI Life: April 2015

By | April 1st, 2015|

"There are so many things I can't do for myself, but because makeup is so personal, it makes me feel like I'm still me."

March 2015

Helloooo … I’m right here. … Stop being rude!

By | March 24th, 2015|

Check out United Spinal's Disability Etiquette booklet for more tips on how to not be rude. It's a strange, strange world when it [...]

Why You Should be Playing Second Life

By | March 16th, 2015|

This could be you, if you want it to be, in your Second Life. Years ago I wrote a blog post that didn't [...]

SCI Life: March 2015

By | March 1st, 2015|

“I’ve been able to make myself very vulnerable and really just be an open book," says Kevin Brooks, a T1 para.

February 2015

Models With Disabilities Take Over Fashion Week

By | February 27th, 2015|

FTL Moda teamed up with designer Antonio Urzi to showcase stunningly beautiful models during New York Fashion Week. Fashionistas who use wheelchairs have [...]

Shannon DeVido Lands New Role on Hulu

By | February 20th, 2015|

Look for Shannon DeVido's new show, "Difficult People," on Hulu. You may not have heard of Shannon DeVido yet, but you're about to. [...]

Project Walk Diaries: And Then It Was Gone

By | February 18th, 2015|

If you've been following my blog series the Project Walk Diaries, you know I've been fortunate to be part of Project Walk's Ambassador Program at [...]

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