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Tim Gilmer

Bully Pulpit: Penalized for Working

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?

Tim Gilmer

Bully Pulpit: Who We Are and Why

At NM we have a commitment to correcting a longstanding cultural bias I like to call “handicrap.”

Tim Gilmer

Bully Pulpit: My Top Four Products

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 […]

Tim Gilmer

Bully Pulpit: At the Intersection

I wonder if a single-minded pursuit is wise.

Tim Gilmer

Bully Pulpit: Stupid Thing

Naming things allows you to have a relationship with them.

Tim Gilmer

Bully Pulpit: My Favorite Things

Coltrane did with a sax and a song what many of us have managed to do with our changed bodies and lives.

Tim Gilmer

Bully Pulpit: The Perfect Day

Decades earlier, I might have felt a twinge of sadness as I mourned my inability to join them.

Tim Gilmer

Bully Pulpit: Poor Players

Untalent night had only one rule: absolutely no authentic talent.

Tim Gilmer

Bully Pulpit: ADA: Best and Worst Seats

When we initiated a lawsuit against the largest movie theater chain in the nation, Regal ignored our attorney’s letters.

Tim Gilmer

Bully Pulpit: Inner Beast

The inner beast feeds on the carcass of hope. When hope dies, resentment floods in on the heels of depression and wastes no time in evolving into full-blown anger, even, at times, rage.