August 2015

Bully Pulpit: Outdoor Adventure for Wimps

By | August 1st, 2015|

August. Time to go into the wild. Test your courage. But if you’re like me, you may be inclined to decline.

July 2015

Bully Pulpit: Winning Hearts and Minds

By | July 1st, 2015|

I was thrilled when the ADA was implemented in 1992. After more than 25 years as a wheelchair user, I was sick of fighting stairways, [...]

June 2015

Bully Pulpit: Specialized Rehab and TBI

By | June 1st, 2015|

Those of us with SCI know just how critical specialized rehab can be. Our fellow TBI survivors deserve the best treatment possible — sooner rather than later.

May 2015

Bully Pulpit: Hidden Barriers

By | May 1st, 2015|

In the beginning, lack of awareness was the cause of attitudinal barriers, but today it is the opposite: Attitudinal barriers now perpetuate lack of awareness.

April 2015

Bully Pulpit: Elevator Tales

By | April 1st, 2015|

Five decades of elevator stories … have things changed?

March 2015

Bully Pulpit: Geezer Wisdom

By | March 1st, 2015|

First lesson: Life is anything but predictable. Second lesson: Fantasy is easier than reality.

February 2015

Bully Pulpit: The Neverending Story

By | February 1st, 2015|

Lately I find myself embellishing my injury story to make it more engaging.

January 2015

Bully Pulpit: Penalized for Working

By | January 1st, 2015|

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?

December 2014

Bully Pulpit: Who We Are and Why

By | December 1st, 2014|

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

November 2014

Bully Pulpit: My Top Four Products

By | November 1st, 2014|

My personalized best products list is drawn from our culture at large — in the order that I discovered them. One notable exception will be [...]

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