August 2016

7 Hard-Core Parking Abuse Strategies

By | August 18th, 2016|

What will it take to get nondisabled drivers to stop parking in accessible spots? Here are seven hard-core parking abuse strategies wheelchair users have employed [...]

Project Value Asserts Disability is Not Worse than Death

By | August 10th, 2016|

A group is out to testify that there's so much more to life with a disability than one of “suffering that could last decades”.

‘We’re the Superhumans’ Ad a Super Hit

By | August 1st, 2016|

Paralympics ad; Disability Pride parade in NYC; Xbox wheelchair avatars

Letters: August 2016

By | August 1st, 2016|

Readers write in about stem cell trials, "Me Before You" and the Atlantis Resort.

July 2016

Adults with SMA Question Teen Jerika Bolen’s Decision to End Life

By | July 25th, 2016|

Jerika Bolen, who has spinal muscular atrophy type 2, plans to turn off her ventilator with the full support of her mother Jen.

Dear Gov. Pence, Please Stop ‘Helping’

By | July 21st, 2016|

Some help is the kind of help we all could do without.

The Hands-Free Beauty of Podcasts

By | July 19th, 2016|

I discovered a thing that makes those little trips around town a whole lot better. That thing is the wonder of podcasts.

Xbox Avatars May Soon Sport Wheelchairs

By | July 7th, 2016|

In a move cheered by gamers with disabilities, Xbox may soon include an option for avatars to use Xbox-themed wheelchairs. And how these images were [...]

“The Strength Coach” Greg Smith, 1964-2016

By | July 6th, 2016|

Greg Smith —“the wheelchair dude with attitude”— passed away on June 2 at age 52. He dedicated his life and career to increasing disability awareness [...]

Look Up from Your Phones, Walkers

By | July 6th, 2016|

I’ve had it with people so engrossed with their phones that they almost bang into me!

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