October 2016

Crip Buzz: October 2016

By | October 3rd, 2016|

Reveca Torres takes on BP; Tony the Tiger encourages chairskater; NM photog posts to Facebook on flight home from Rio

September 2016

Superfest International Disability Film Festival Celebrates 30 Years

By | September 27th, 2016|

The longest running disability film festival shows no sign of slowing down. It's more inclusive than ever.

Paralyzed Teen Jerika Bolen Dies, as Planned

By | September 23rd, 2016|

Jerika Bolen, the teen at the center of a controversy over whether people with nonterminal disabilities should be allowed to end their lives, has died.

Actor Chill Mitchell Conquers Hollywood

By | September 1st, 2016|

It’s famously rare for wheelchair-using characters to be played by wheelchair-using actors on screens big and small, yet Darryl “Chill” Mitchell has no problem getting roles. What’s his secret?

Micah Fowler of New Sitcom Speechless Speaks

By | September 1st, 2016|

After countless years of watching nondisabled actors play characters with disabilities in movies and on television, a bright spot is on the horizon.

Crip Buzz: September 2016

By | September 1st, 2016|

BMW Paralympic Chair; "We Carry Kevan" backpacking across Europe

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

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.

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