Here’s an unpopular opinion: Anderson Cooper’s coverage of “drive-by lawsuits” on 60 Minutes wasn’t nearly as egregious as many disabled people seem to believe.
Looking backward for hope and strength just makes me break out in hives …
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.
When their sister became paralyzed, her five siblings rallied to her side with support, wisecracks and unconditional love.
Nothing can ruin a holiday affair faster than when the guy in the chair, slurring his words, falls over backwards into the onion dip.
Who says using a wheelchair can't be funny? Not the Oddi girls, or their popular Tumblr blog, “The Disabled Life.”
After smashing their piggy banks, Nancy Xia and her parents toured Paris and Rome, where the natives were always ready to give a hand.
Polite society is much more comfortable publicly discussing how to help cripples die.
Crip-based words should become part of a new, specialized vocabulary, a grab bag of peppy euphemisms for all occasions.