April 2015

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, [...]

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 [...]

The Tao of Mowing

By |March 17th, 2015|

Mowing the lawn takes care of Bob's grass, and his family reaps the rewards. I spent Sunday afternoon engaged in my most coveted [...]

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 [...]

Why Are Strangers Smiling at Us?

By |March 6th, 2015|

I was out to brunch recently waiting with a crowd of other hungry customers for tables to open up. My friend and I, both wheelchair [...]

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. [...]

Be Productive While Stuck in Bed

By |February 18th, 2015|

The Super Gorone Desk straps your laptop in place so it won't fall on you. Bedrest sucks. There’s no way around it. But [...]

Wheel Comfort for Your Feet

By |February 18th, 2015|

The new Wheel Comfort padded foot rest strikes me as the intersection of two of my favorite innovation-related maxims: “necessity is the mother of invention” [...]

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