About Tim Gilmer

As New Mobility's editor, Tim Gilmer manages the magazine's editorial content, working closely with staff and freelance writers. He is responsible for editing all features and departments and writes a monthly column, Bully Pulpit. He has written more than 40 features for NM, having profiled Christopher Reeve, Joni Eareckson Tada, Teddy Pendergrass, John Callahan, and part-Australian aborigine Willie Gilbert ("Condobolin Dreaming"). Prior to becoming editor in 2000, he taught writing classes and was a freelance writer. In 1995 he was awarded an Oregon Literary Arts Fellowship. In addition to NM, his work has appeared in The Oregonian, Writers Forum, Weber Studies and AlterNet ("Ron Kovic Reborn"). A wheelchair user since 1965, he telecommutes from his home, a working organic vegetable farm outside Portland, where he lives with his wife.

October 2019

SCI: Arresting and Restoring Loss of Function

By |2019-09-27T15:00:33-05:00October 1st, 2019|

No one wants to worry about the possibility of losing more function or suffering from increased pain, but scar tissue and cysts in and on the spinal cord can cause just that for a small percentage of people with SCI. Tim Gilmer talks with wheelers dealing with these unfortunate circumstances to learn how to handle spinal cord complications.

August 2019

June 2019

May 2019

Do I Throw in the Towel on a Close Friend Who Still Doesn’t Get My Access Needs?

By |2019-06-03T13:47:40-05:00May 1st, 2019|

Q. Lately I am less willing to go to friends’ and new acquaintances’ homes, mainly because so many of their bathrooms are not accessible or the rooms are too crowded ...

April 2019

March 2019

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