Hi there, I’m Camile Araujo and this is my blog, Changing Gears. In order for you to have even the slightest interest in my blog, I guess it is only fair I tell you a bit about myself. I have been figuring things out since 1976. I am proud to say I have been around […]
For most of us, work is the key to independence and self-worth. Our jobs get us out of bed every day allowing us to share our skills and talents. From 9 to 5, we’d like to believe we’re just one of many workers getting paid to be productive. Or, are we fooling ourselves? The syndicated […]
Lex Frieden, a United Spinal Association board member who played an integral role in the development, passage and implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, participated in a social justice panel discussion at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas, as part of the Civil Rights Summit that took place April 8-10. Frieden […]
We’ve profiled wheelchair-using comedians before — Megan Gallagher, Zach Anner and the adorable Amy Bruener to name a few — and now we can add Swedish comic Jesper Odelberg to our list. Odelberg hasn’t yet made his big debut in the United States. We’re not quite sure if that’s what he even wants international notoriety, […]
Wow, am I sitting up high now! So high in fact, I can see over almost all the other vehicles on the road. What a feeling of power behind the wheel! It’s also one of the benefits of ditching my much smaller and lower Honda Civic for a newly equipped and very accessible van. I’ve […]
Flying can be scary for wheelchair users, but these tips can make for a smooth ride.
Restaurateur Ashley Lauren Fisher — face of a model, brain of a businesswoman, heart of gold.
Bill Fertig: Solving Problems in the Office and on the Beach;
UsersFirst: Changing of the Guard
“My bobber went under!” I say, feeling a lump in my throat, not totally sure if fishing from this spot was a good idea or not.