June 2015

Overcoming Recurring Depression

By |June 1st, 2015|

Major depression can take you down and keep you down. But there are ways you can beat it.

May 2015

The Steve Gleason Act Passes Senate

By |May 4th, 2015|

Former New Orleans Saints football player Steve Gleason communicates via a speech generating device. The Steve Gleason Act of 2015 unanimously passed the [...]

March 2015

Why Are Strangers Smiling at Us?

By |March 6th, 2015|

I was out to brunch recently waiting with a crowd of other hungry customers for tables to open up. My friend and I, both wheelchair [...]

February 2015

Be Productive While Stuck in Bed

By |February 18th, 2015|

The Super Gorone Desk straps your laptop in place so it won't fall on you. Bedrest sucks. There’s no way around it. But [...]

December 2014

Congress OKs Medical Marijuana

By |December 19th, 2014|

Mary McKnew uses marijuana to deal with pain from her SCI. Congress made the largest shift in American drug policy in four decades [...]

November 2014

When Discrimination Happens to You

By |November 19th, 2014|

I was put into a patient cubicle where I waited, waited and waited some more. We all know that discrimination exists in the [...]

The Project Walk Diaries — Old Frustrations Arise

By |November 17th, 2014|

At Project Walk, Tiffiny experiences movement in ways she hasn't in years. Since I've been paralyzed for such a long time, I sometimes [...]

October 2014

Meds with Hydrocodone Now Harder to Obtain

By |October 21st, 2014|

As of Oct. 6, 2014, people prescribed painkillers containing hydrocodone must visit their doctor’s office to pick up a prescription for the medicine in person, [...]

September 2014

Stop Sending Disabled Kids to “Special Land”

By |September 3rd, 2014|

This tree house is wheelchair accessible and provides lots of summer fun for campers at Cradle Beach, outside Buffalo, N.Y. Kids head back [...]

Everyday Negotiating

By |September 1st, 2014|

Living successfully with a disability requires good negotiating skills. The key is to stay focused on your goal.

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