My Gimpy Life is back! My Gimpy Life is back! OMG, I’m so excited, Teal Sherer‘s My Gimpy Life is back! There will be a new episode released via YouTube every Monday at 4pm Pacific time!! Yayyyy!!! In this episode, our heroine and her weird and damply amusing roommate realize they’ve got to get real […]
Break out the champagne and caviar, folks, a miracle has occurred — a wheelchair user model has graced the runway during New York Fashion Week. The model we have to thank is Ms. Wheelchair New York 2012 Danielle Sheypuk, a clinical psychologist specializing in the dating and sexuality of people with disabilities. She’s been using […]
Good news for Broadway lovers: some theaters are going to be more accessible. The feds have brokered an agreement with the powerful Nederlander Organization to improve access at nine of its Broadway theaters after finding numerous ADA violations. It took years of negotiation, but the company has agreed to add wheelchair seating locations; provide more […]
Broadway’s about to get a much needed accessibility upgrade after a settlement was reached in January between the historic Nederlander theater chain and the U.S. Department of Justice. “Today’s resolution marks the culmination of years of work to ensure that one of New York City’s leading cultural and entertainment treasures — Broadway theater — is […]
Media don’t consider the Paralympics a serious sporting event, so coverage is limited unless we speak up and demand more TV reports and sports articles.
Paralympic athletes from two different hemispheres exchange visits and learn about advocacy and friendship.
“I Got 99 Problems and Palsy is Just One,” “The Gorilla in my House” …
NM’s 25th Anniversary, Zumba, The Gift of Transportation
My colleague Bob Vogel sent me a disturbing article about how some opponents to Texas attorney general and gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott are questioning whether the man really is a wheelchair-using paraplegic. They’re calling themselves “Wheelchair Truthers,” possibly as a counterbalance to the “Birthers” who refuse to believe President Obama is an American no matter […]
People with disabilities have long faced financial barriers when seeking the greatest amount of independence, but Wheel:Life founder Lisa Wells’ new book, 10 Fundraiser Ideas to Help People with Disabilities, may help. “Wheel:Life receives hundreds of inquiries each year from people who are seeking advice on ways to raise money for medical equipment, adaptive sports […]