May 2016

Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities Gifts American Vet with Mobility Chair and Mission

By | May 11th, 2016|

Striving to remove barriers and advance equal rights and opportunity, Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities is on a mission to improve the lives of those [...]

Learning to Shed the “I Can’ts” of Paralysis and Focusing on the “I Cans”

By | May 9th, 2016|

Stephanie Arrache sees no reason why she can't kick in her own way, regardless of her paralysis. Stephanie Arrache is learning to change [...]

April 2016

Medical Marijuana: Are You Experienced?

By | April 27th, 2016|

Pain is not fun. Way back in 1973 I was laid up in an LA hospital recovering from surgery, zoning out on Valium. A friend [...]

How Macaroni and Cheese and Green Beans Helped Me to Develop Grit

By | April 6th, 2016|

Grit is all about being resilient. Failing and getting back up.

February 2016

Handizap: The quad’s answer to touchscreens?

By | February 12th, 2016|

Touch screens are the future and they’re everywhere, and if you’re a quad with limited or no hand function they can be a conundrum. If [...]

Atlanta’s Shepherd Center to Offer Free Self-Defense Classes

By | February 10th, 2016|

A self-defense instructor teaches techniques to Shepherd Center inpatients during a June 2015 class. Wheelchair users in the greater Atlanta area now have [...]

An Unexpected Plot Twist in My Life

By | February 1st, 2016|

Dealing with the onset and unpredictable path of multiple sclerosis is difficult, but not all changes are bad.

January 2016

Wheel Mommies and ‘Selfie’-Acceptance

By | January 5th, 2016|

Showing your wheels in a selfie can be an act of self-love, says Stephanie Arrache. I recently became a member of a Facebook [...]

December 2015

What Makes Us Happy

By | December 1st, 2015|

Tim Gilmer speaks with fellow wheelers in this uplifting story that celebrates family, relationships and vocations.

November 2015

From Athlete to Spectator: Learning to Enjoy the Game

By | November 18th, 2015|

We have just started attending Georgetown men’s basketball team games as part of our 12th season as season-ticket holders. I must confess that the first [...]

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