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. New Mobility since cows gave milk. This is an author bio.
Looking to the future and emerging e-stim technology.
Five decades of elevator stories … have things changed?
First lesson: Life is anything but predictable. Second lesson: Fantasy is easier than reality.
Lee Goldstein became a quad in the ’40s. “So Far, So Good,” says the 82-year-old author.
Skin breakdown can be a killer for wheelchair users — which is all the more reason to build a barrier-free wound care clinic and staff it with passionate and compassionate health care workers.
Lately I find myself embellishing my injury story to make it more engaging.
Who would have thought that today, as we approach the 25th anniversary of the ADA, a quadriplegic high school teacher would have to fight her own government in order to keep teaching?
The Reeve Foundation wants you to support epidural stimulation, which just might change your life.
At NM we have a commitment to correcting a longstanding cultural bias I like to call “handicrap.”
My personalized best products list is drawn from our culture at large — in the order that I discovered them. One notable exception will be my favorite wheelchair, which I will not mention. It seems everyone needs something different in a chair. I drove my first hand-controlled car in the rehab parking lot. Soon I […]