August 2016

Starting a Support Group

By | August 1st, 2016|

Peer support groups can increase life expectancy, decrease depression and improve quality of life. They can also be hard to find.

Spotlight: Sacramento

By | August 1st, 2016|

Sacramento offers a range of exciting attractions for locals and visitors. There’s no shortage of things to do. Thankfully, most of Sacramento is very accessible.

SCI Life: August 2016

By | August 1st, 2016|

Accessibility pioneer J.R. Harding; Manual wheelchair attachment; Powerchair fishing

July 2016

Adults with SMA Question Teen Jerika Bolen’s Decision to End Life

By | July 25th, 2016|

Jerika Bolen, who has spinal muscular atrophy type 2, plans to turn off her ventilator with the full support of her mother Jen.

The Hands-Free Beauty of Podcasts

By | July 19th, 2016|

I discovered a thing that makes those little trips around town a whole lot better. That thing is the wonder of podcasts.

More Accessible Taxis Coming to Chicago

By | July 13th, 2016|

Although Chicago is already a very accessible destination, it’s getting ready to ramp up that access a notch with the coming influx of even more [...]

Xbox Avatars May Soon Sport Wheelchairs

By | July 7th, 2016|

In a move cheered by gamers with disabilities, Xbox may soon include an option for avatars to use Xbox-themed wheelchairs. And how these images were [...]

“The Strength Coach” Greg Smith, 1964-2016

By | July 6th, 2016|

Greg Smith —“the wheelchair dude with attitude”— passed away on June 2 at age 52. He dedicated his life and career to increasing disability awareness [...]

Look Up from Your Phones, Walkers

By | July 6th, 2016|

I’ve had it with people so engrossed with their phones that they almost bang into me!

Stiltz Home Elevator

By | July 5th, 2016|

A home elevator big enough for a wheelchair – a new type of wheelchair lift

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