May 2016

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 [...]

Raising a Ruckus: How It Will Be in Trumpastan

By | May 2nd, 2016|

Trump hates losers. If you are so cursed as to be in a wheelchair, you are ipso facto a big fat loser. And probably stupid.

April 2016

The World is Collapsing and We Are Pretty Screwed (so might as well be happy)

By | April 4th, 2016|

The world is going to hell in a hand basket, and the whole ship is going to come crashing down.

Ervin: Mount Rushmore for Cripples

By | April 1st, 2016|

Being crippled is like being Catholic. Once you’re crippled, you’re always crippled.

March 2016

Outdoor Tracks: The Dead Chair Game

By | March 1st, 2016|

Murphy’s Law states that anything that can go wrong, will, and at the worst possible time. This dead chair situation certainly applies.

Raising a Ruckus: The Strange Case of Fightin’ Greg Abbott

By | March 1st, 2016|

People tend to feel less empathy for those who experience the exact same trauma.

February 2016

Ervin: DIY Adaptive Printing

By | February 1st, 2016|

I see where some people used a 3-D printer to make a wheelchair for a crippled cat. That’s good news for crippled cats.

Crip Buzz: February 2016

By | February 1st, 2016|

NM Facebook fans decided to have a little bit of fun at the expense of Kevin Dennison, the wheelchair user who robbed a bank in Queens, N.Y.

January 2016

Raising a Ruckus: In Search of the Disability Brand

By | January 1st, 2016|

Ever wonder why “the disability community,” of which you, dear reader, are a member or fellow traveler, is rarely mentioned in public discourse? Compare it [...]

December 2015

Ervin: Dial-A-Ride Kissoff

By | December 1st, 2015|

It was a bright, fresh, rejuvenating spring morning in 1993. I entered the dial-a-ride vehicle that was to take me to my destination. Little did [...]

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