May 2015

Why is the Wheelchair so Scary?

By | May 15th, 2015|

Growing up, there was a man, Mike, who lived down the street and who used a power wheelchair. He had broken his neck as a [...]

Handling ‘Help’

By | May 1st, 2015|

Do-gooders are everywhere, eager to make a big show of helping whether you need it or not. Here’s how to handle it.

March 2015

Why You Should be Playing Second Life

By | March 16th, 2015|

This could be you, if you want it to be, in your Second Life. Years ago I wrote a blog post that didn't [...]

February 2015

Models With Disabilities Take Over Fashion Week

By | February 27th, 2015|

FTL Moda teamed up with designer Antonio Urzi to showcase stunningly beautiful models during New York Fashion Week. Fashionistas who use wheelchairs have [...]

Shannon DeVido Lands New Role on Hulu

By | February 20th, 2015|

Look for Shannon DeVido's new show, "Difficult People," on Hulu. You may not have heard of Shannon DeVido yet, but you're about to. [...]

January 2015

Do We Need Day of Acceptance?

By | January 23rd, 2015|

Annie designed the Wheelchair Heart symbol and had it tattooed on her shoulder. Today it's the symbol of the Day of Acceptance. I [...]

Poster Child Has-Been

By | January 1st, 2015|

What ends the “career” of an adorable poster child turned teenager? Twins — two adorable poster children.

Crip Buzz: January 2015

By | January 1st, 2015|

In her viral Youtube parody of “All About That Bass,” Heather Schouten sings, “Yeah it’s pretty clear, these legs don’t work no more, but I can roll it, roll, swiftly across that floor.”

December 2014

The Great Blue Man Debate

By | December 1st, 2014|

Is it time to consider redesigning the international symbol of access?

September 2014

Alice Wong’s Collaboration with StoryCorps

By | September 25th, 2014|

Alice Wong, an academic researcher and disability advocate from San Francisco, wanted to do something unique to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with [...]

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