A fictional quad acts on his pre-planned suicide even after finding the love of his life. Two real-life disabled girls — one 5 and the other 14 — choose to die with the blessing of family members. Responding bravely, disability advocates battled widespread ignorance, melodrama and misinformation, telling the truth about living with a disability in an attempt to save lives. For their dedication, courage and persistence, NM is proud to honor them as People of the Year.
Faced with a daunting operation and a long recovery, a husband and wife team up to get the best results possible.
Unable to move his fingers and with limited hand use, Dave Kott knew he needed adaptive shop tools to create his ideas. He and a friend developed simple adaptations to allow him to work more on his own.
A major tourist attraction, the city has plentiful opportunities for people — with or without disabilities — to ensure a wonderful experience while here.
“I was still me – a filmmaker. I knew that if I could still express myself, I could continue my life as an artist.”
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.
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.
This is the Point is a new play crafted as a sledgehammer to the typical assumptions around relationships, sexuality and the daily lives of people [...]
Fear of Zika, budget woes and safety concerns didn’t keep the world’s top disabled athletes from rocking out at the 2016 Paralympics.
Being a first-time parent can be overwhelming — especially if you use a wheelchair. These tips and tricks will make it easier.