This is a very clever and well-formulated story [“Criptopia,” August 2013]. It demonstrated so beautifully the issues, and just how easy it is to make change that has a major impact. I smiled the whole way through and loved the addition of the great references to those television and YouTube shows (Push Girls and My Gimpy Life) as well as the individuals who got a plug of support in the article as well. Well done, showing them some props!
The “Wheeling Beyond Limits “ article was especially helpful. I’ve had nothing but problems with the power chair I keep trying to use. It only works about 50 percent of the time, and no-one, including the manufacturer, can figure out what the problems are …
In New Mobility’s April 2013 issue, Mike Collins’ Everyday Advocacy column on gun ownership for wheelers stirred up a great many responses …
In April I took a trip to California for a number of reunions, but the one that surprised me the most was when I reunited with myself. If you have lived the dual life that comes with spinal cord injury or a similar condition, you know how you can run into your “other” self when […]
Boot Camp Needed Thank you for the article about current clinical trials for SCI! This really is an exciting time for all of us. Having an SCI myself for the last 24 years, I’ve experienced the highs and lows and have seen the promises come and go. But being in the thick of research as […]
Happy To See It I am so happy to have found this article [“Here comes the Bride ... and Bride,” February 2013]. I am a gay male wheelchair user, and I find that lengthy issue title [“Sex, Wheels and Relationships”] becomes the punch line of many jokes, many being my own. Why? Because sexuality and […]
Love her or hate her, Lady Gaga never does anything subtly. After undergoing surgery on her hip last month (she has synovitis, an inflammation of the joints that causes pain, swelling and reduced range of motion; sounds like HO!), she was told she had to use a wheelchair until it heals, perhaps as long as […]