February 2014

Demand More Paralympics Coverage

By | February 4th, 2014|

Media don't consider the Paralympics a serious sporting event, so coverage is limited unless we speak up and demand more TV reports and sports articles.

January 2014

Stuck Inside this Winter? Here are Some Ideas

By | January 28th, 2014|

Avoid this by staying warm and cozy inside and planning your summer getaway. As I write this, the winds are blowing fiercely and [...]

Pushing for American Girl Doll in Wheelchair

By | January 21st, 2014|

When my family was growing up a decade or so ago, American Girl dolls were big. The girls loved reading the books that told the [...]

Person of Year’s Belize Adventure

By | January 13th, 2014|

Deborah Davis ziplining in Belize. Photo from Travability.com When I interviewed Deborah Davis for New Mobility's Person of the Year profile, she was [...]

Media’s Seasonal ‘Pity Party’

By | January 2nd, 2014|

Four-year-old Beatriz at home on Christmas morning. Photo from www.buffalonews.com Serious breaking news is typically slow between Christmas Eve and the days following [...]

December 2013

ADAPT, Not Dead Yet Video on Times Square

By | December 30th, 2013|

Times Square in New York. Just in time for New Year's Eve, the disability-rights groups ADAPT and Not Dead Yet  combined resources to [...]

New museum, old access problems

By | December 20th, 2013|

The Newseum in Washington, D.C., was cited for nearly 100 ADA violations. Planning to visit Washington, D.C., over the holidays to see the [...]

Dear Santa: here’s my wish list

By | December 17th, 2013|

Clap your hands to turn on the lights or for other things on the wish list. This time of year we're bombarded with [...]

Oh, no, not the snow!

By | December 12th, 2013|

For wheelers, with the snow comes plenty of problems. With a huge swath of the country covered by mounds of snow, it's time [...]

From the news – believe them or not!

By | December 6th, 2013|

Syracuse University's logo represents school pride, but not for those who struggle for access on and around campus. You can go through a [...]

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