February 2016

Bully Pulpit: Options

By | February 1st, 2016|

As a young teen, it goes by the name of masturbation. As a paralyzed adult, it’s called ‘research.’

January 2016

Bully Pulpit: Advocacy by Image

By | January 1st, 2016|

We are saying to the public: Look at us – we are more than you thought; we are like you, but we are also unique.

December 2015

Bully Pulpit: If Hamilton Had Lived

By | December 1st, 2015|

The hip-hop musical, Hamilton — based on the life of founding father Alexander Hamilton — is lighting up Broadway, not only because of its high-energy [...]

November 2015

Bully Pulpit: The Numbers Game

By | November 1st, 2015|

It’s always about the bottom line.

October 2015

Bully Pulpit: The Untold Story

By | October 1st, 2015|

A state agency found it discriminatory, and Amazon agreed to a confidential settlement.

September 2015

Bully Pulpit: Criplessness

By | September 1st, 2015|

“On my 3,482nd birthday, I will have lived 99.426 percent of my life with a disability.”

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.

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