June 2015

Simi Linton Awarded Medal of Distinction from Barnard

By | June 4th, 2015|

Simi Linton, one of America’s foremost experts on disability and the arts, was honored with a Medal of Distinction from Barnard College during spring commencement [...]

May 2015

The Transformation of Regan Linton

By | May 1st, 2015|

Just like everyone, she had doubts and fears after her spinal cord injury. But for actor Regan Linton, that identity crisis led to a career of role-playing — and it was on the stage that she discovered her true self.

February 2015

SCI Life: February 2015

By | February 1st, 2015|

Athlete Trish Downing quickly learned that SCI doesn't touch the desire to be active and compete.

January 2015

On “NCIS: New Orleans,” Wheeler is for Real

By | January 14th, 2015|

On 'NCIS: New Orleans,' Daryl Mitchell plays a computer geek. Is he or isn't he? Is the wheeler character named Patton Plame on [...]

September 2014

Kanye West vs. His Disabled Fans

By | September 16th, 2014|

I normally don’t pay an ounce of attention to Kayne West and his vapid wife, but when the news broke over the weekend about his [...]

Christopher Voelker, Creative Force who Helped Define New Mobility, Dies at 53

By | September 12th, 2014|

Christopher Voelker Christopher Voelker, whose stunning photography captured the lives and lifestyles of famous actors, musicians, and a vibrant community of people with [...]

July 2014

Bette Midler and Laughing at Disability

By | July 2nd, 2014|

Bette Midler - as Delores De Lago - cavorting on stage in an electric wheelchair. I grew when there was no ADA, no [...]

4 Wheel City: Rapping Rehab

By | July 1st, 2014|

Two hip-hop performers are bringing "rap therapy" to young people in hopes of guiding them down the right road.

May 2014

6 Unforgettable Disabled Video Game Characters

By | May 2nd, 2014|

From all-ages games like Sly Cooper to testosterone-fueled adventures such as Grand Theft Auto, here are six of the most unforgettable disabled video game characters. [...]

April 2014

Three Iconic Voices

By | April 1st, 2014|

Some of the best writers of a generation on Revenge, Identity and Putting Your Body on the Line.

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