July 2014

Sam Schmidt and the Amazing Hands-Free Driving Controls

By | July 18th, 2014|

An amazing advancement has occurred in the driving world. A quadriplegic paralyzed from the shoulders down is driving a car completely on his own again, [...]

The Disability Symbol Finally Gets a Makeover

By | July 17th, 2014|

The classic blue wheelchair guy is the main disability symbol people use to refer to all things accessible. Sure it works, it's adequate ... but [...]

First Ever Accessible Tourism Film Contest

By | July 17th, 2014|

This December 4-7, Malaysia is hosting the 5th International Conference on Accessible Tourism (ICAT) and for the first time ever the conference is holding a [...]

Wendy Crawford Gives ‘Beauty’ TEDx Talk

By | July 15th, 2014|

Depending on who you ask and which country you ask it in, "beauty" is as fluid as the tide in the ocean. And when you [...]

CinemAbility: A Fantastic Disability Media Documentary

By | July 15th, 2014|

Jamie Foxx is one of the celebrities featured in CinemAbility. Bravo Jenni Gold! The well known Hollywood director with muscular dystrophy’s documentary CinemAbility [...]

June 2014

FantomWorks’ Wheelchair Accessible Muscle Car

By | June 13th, 2014|

FantomWorks, a TV show on Velocity dedicated to restoring and modifying custom classic cars, has outdone themselves. No muscle car had ever been made powerchair [...]

From Traumatic Experience to Deep Connection

By | June 13th, 2014|

Eve Hampton, 27, became paralyzed at age 13 of traverse myelitis and, like so many people with spinal cord injuries, she still carries a part [...]

Adaptive Yoga: No More Wheelchair Floating

By | June 5th, 2014|

The wheelchair can be one of the most helpful things in the world, getting you from Point A to Point B if you can't walk, [...]

Dancing at Wedding Receptions

By | June 5th, 2014|

With wedding season about to begin, the fears of having to dance at wedding receptions is once again rearing its ugly head in the psyches [...]

Disabled Russians Face Major Access Barriers

By | June 5th, 2014|

"There are no invalids in the USSR." This was the laughable, official statement from the Russian government when asked if they were planning to send [...]

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