This table won’t just let us see the doctor and be weighed better. It will help us live healthier lives.
A fictional quad acts on his pre-planned suicide even after finding the love of his life. Two real-life disabled girls — one 5 and the other 14 — choose to die with the blessing of family members. Responding bravely, disability advocates battled widespread ignorance, melodrama and misinformation, telling the truth about living with a disability in an attempt to save lives. For their dedication, courage and persistence, NM is proud to honor them as People of the Year.
When obstacles to everyday living pop up, creative imagination devises gizmos, gadgets and gimplements.
Neurotech expert Jennifer French gives us the rundown on the latest research and inventions.
Faced with a daunting operation and a long recovery, a husband and wife team up to get the best results possible.
Unable to move his fingers and with limited hand use, Dave Kott knew he needed adaptive shop tools to create his ideas. He and a friend developed simple adaptations to allow him to work more on his own.
When it comes to full-time wheelchair use, the one aspect we all have in common is pressure management.
Q. I am 55 and in my 20th year as a T9 complete para. Over the past five years the skin on my feet has become quite fragile. I recently developed a pressure sore on my left heel ...
Cool! Serving a wheelchair on a platter, like food! – Cooper Foughty, age 7
It’s tough for a quad to manage solo and still get all our needs met. Here are a few of the things that I’ve found work for me.