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 [...]

SCI Life: June 2015

By | June 1st, 2015|

Steph Cox is the voice of Life with a Disabled Husband, a no-holds barred blog on her married life with Ben Cox.

May 2015

Katherine Beattie: Shredding the Wheelchair Motocross Scene

By | May 20th, 2015|

Photo by Shutterschwab Katherine Beattie is shredding the wheelchair motocross scene, finishing eighth overall in her first WCMX World Championships, held in April [...]

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 [...]

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