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Darren Brehm: Climbing the Ladder of Success

Darren Brehm: Climbing the Ladder of Success

Darren Brehm has figured out not only how to manage as a high quad, but how to thrive in the business world.

Martial Arts for Wheelers

Martial Arts for Wheelers

With benefits like improved self-esteem and confidence, studying martial arts is appealing to more and more wheelchair users.

Pittsburgh Chapter: Good, Clean Fun

Pittsburgh Chapter: Good, Clean Fun

The Wheelchair Wash & Tune-Up has become one of the centerpiece events of the Pittsburgh chapter.

SCI Life: June 2015

SCI Life: June 2015

Steph Cox is the voice of Life with a Disabled Husband, a no-holds barred blog on her married life with Ben Cox.

California Shuts Down Leap Transit

California Shuts Down Leap Transit

San Francisco’s luxury bus company Leap Transit was ordered on May 11 to stop operating by the California Public Utilities Commission because the start-up company did not have the proper permits. The cease-and–desist order came as Leap was completing the state’s permitting process. Leap had received a preliminary license until the state could issue an […]

Katherine Beattie: Shredding the Wheelchair Motocross Scene

Katherine Beattie: Shredding the Wheelchair Motocross Scene

Katherine Beattie is shredding the wheelchair motocross scene, finishing eighth overall in her first WCMX World Championships, held in April in Grand Prairie, Texas. Also, Beattie, who has CP, is the first woman in the world to land a backflip in a wheelchair. The La Cañada Flintridge, Calif., woman spent her childhood skateboarding, surfing and […]

The Transformation of Regan Linton

The Transformation of Regan Linton

Just like everyone, she had doubts and fears after her spinal cord injury. But for actor Regan Linton, that identity crisis led to a career of role-playing — and it was on the stage that she discovered her true self.

Git-R-Done: If It Ain’t Right, Adapt It

Git-R-Done: If It Ain’t Right, Adapt It

If it ain’t right, you gotta fix it. Stories of adaptation.

Willis Washington

Oklahoma: Preventing the Unthinkable

In 2009, the unthinkable almost happened when the Oklahoma Health Care Authority came close to stopping providing durable medical equipment to anyone over the age of 21.

Simon Calcavecchia

SCI Life: May 2015

“I couldn’t believe that guys with similar injuries as mine were bodybuilding. It was a life-changing moment.”