September 2014

Jarrett Martin: Paralyzed Skydiver Base Jumps Again

By | September 30th, 2014|

Skydiving is a family business in the Martin family. Jarrett Martin, now 24 years old, worked at his family's Skydive business in Washington state as [...]

Starla Hilliard-Barnes’ Playground Project

By | September 11th, 2014|

Starla Hilliard-Barnes and her daughter Elissiah If you saw her perched atop a horse or in her four-by-four vehicle, you would never know [...]

5 Ultimate Wheelchair Battery Care Tips

By | September 11th, 2014|

Follow these five tips and your batteries will love you for it. Illustration by Mark Weber. A power wheelchair is nothing without its [...]

August 2014

6 Safety Products Every Wheeler Should Have

By | August 26th, 2014|

When you use a wheelchair, you're considered more vulnerable than the average person, and there are people who will take advantage of you. This is [...]

5 Tips for an Awesome Accessible Camping Trip

By | August 13th, 2014|

Accessible camping is fun, relaxing and surprising doable. For those of you who have never done it before, here are my tips on how to [...]

The Classy Little Fashions Foundation

By | August 5th, 2014|

Jane Hash, a fabulous woman with osteogenesis imperfecta and star of her own movie — Plain Jane: The Shockumentary — has a new project: The [...]

6 Fashion Tips for Wheelchair Users

By | August 1st, 2014|

Over the years I have gleaned simple fashion tips for wheelchair users that can lift even the dowdiest dresser out of her puddle of misery. [...]

July 2014

Playing Cards with Quad Hands is an Art

By | July 31st, 2014|

I like doing the unexpected from my wheelchair whenever possible — looking sexy (check), swearing like a sailor (check), being an accomplished writer (check), and [...]

Poor Seating May Cause Quad Gut

By | July 22nd, 2014|

When most of us become quadriplegics, we eventually see one thing happen — our paralyzed muscles begin to deteriorate, and that includes the muscles in [...]

Crime Novel “1222” Stars Paralyzed Detective

By | July 18th, 2014|

It's rare to find a book where the main protagonist has a disability. Usually if a book features a disable character at all they're usually [...]

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