All this new mainstream media interest in disability is a heartening sign that we are becoming more visible.
I use a power wheelchair and had saved up money for the down payment on a mortgage. There will be several modifications needed to make this home accessible. One of the first places I turned for assistance was a government agency but was disappointed to learn that I have accumulated too much money and that my salary alone surpasses their limitation. Are there other resources available to people like me so that we can make access improvements or repairs?
This month’s cover story is about the practice of commemorating the onset of paralysis — 10 stories of readers who celebrate the day that changed their lives forever. But soon after I finished writing the stories, I realized my own date, July 11, was upon me, and I had no plan for celebrating the 52nd anniversary of my plane crash.
After being paralyzed from a gun-related injury, Namel TapWaterz Norris, of 4 Wheel City became a rapper and advocate for gun regulation.
Outdoor Summer Programs; Flying Access, True Alpha Male
It’s fascinating to not only understand the most recent version of a mobility product, but to look at how far it has evolved.
United Spinal member Rob Wudlick had no idea he had a knack for advocacy, yet helped secure $6 million for SCI research.
Q. How important are cancer screenings? Seems like I broke my back, so what else can go wrong?
Artist Glenneisha Darkins; Caitlin Lisle' Wheelchair Wanderings; Beach’N Buggy’s powered beach wheelchairs.
Para Bingo; Transportation technology; Falconry