September 2015

Disability Inclusive Photo Contest

By | September 16th, 2015|

Photo courtesy of PhotoAbility.net What could be more perfect than New Mobility and PhotoAbility.net co-sponsoring a photo contest to discover the best contemporary [...]

Asking for Help: 3 Tips

By | September 11th, 2015|

So in my August 18 blog, “3 Responses to ‘Do I Need Help,” I talked about how to react if somebody just randomly offers help. [...]

Don’t Say “Wheelchair Bound”

By | September 4th, 2015|

Now THAT's wheelchair bound. Lately I have seen many more headlines in newspapers, magazines, websites, and just media in general, referring to a [...]

A Day in the Life of Four Wheelers

By | September 1st, 2015|

Ever wonder how other wheelchair users organize their days? We asked four wheelers to let us tag along with them for one day.

August 2015

Fashionista Jillian Mercado Signs on with IMG Models

By | August 21st, 2015|

This photo was posted on Instagram by Jillian Mercado (@jilly_peppa) on Aug. 19, 2015. Jillian Mercado, the New Yorker model with muscular dystrophy [...]

3 Responses to “Do You Need Help?”

By | August 18th, 2015|

There are a few phrases I hear on the regular that most people don’t — “Hey, speed racer!” “Oh, I’m so sorry.” “You’re inspirational.” “So, [...]

Meet Preston, “The Inspectors” Character with an SCI

By | August 10th, 2015|

This fall, CBS will have a new show airing called The Inspectors. It is a crime drama about the U.S. Postal Inspection Service and features [...]

President Lauds Americans with Disabilities Act at July 20 Event

By | August 4th, 2015|

Photo by White House photographer Pete Souza President Obama invited hundreds of advocates from around the nation to the White House on July [...]

July 2015

Driving a Robot, Alice Wong Meets the POTUS

By | July 31st, 2015|

Alice Wong is the first person to meet the president using a telepresence robot. Photo by Pete Souza. Disability scholar and advocate Alice [...]

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 [...]

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