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 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 [...]

SCI Life: July 2016

By | July 1st, 2016|

Heidi Mackenzie starts her adaptive clothing line; "Disabled friendly leisure boats"; “Kickin’ It in the Kitchen”

Crip Buzz: July 2016

By | July 1st, 2016|

Readers share their #LiveBoldly photos; "How People With Disabilities Have Sex" blog

June 2016

Gaylord Resort Apologizes for Employee Calling Amy Van Dyken a “Cripple”

By | June 10th, 2016|

Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Dallas, Texas, has swiftly apologized to ex-Olympian Amy Van Dyken for its employee, a hotel security officer named [...]

The Inaccurate and Dangerous Message of “Me Before You”

By | June 3rd, 2016|

Hollywood’s latest tearjerker, Me Before You, promotes the dangerous message that it is preferable, and somehow nobler, to choose euthanasia than it is to live [...]

SCI Life: June 2016

By | June 1st, 2016|

The Joe Stone Foundation; TracFab gas powered chair, Real life Tinder

May 2016

Hitting Like Women

By | May 2nd, 2016|

Despite its macho image, wheelchair rugby is a coed sport. Ian Ruder talks with women who are trying to level the playing field.

SCI Life: May 2016

By | May 2nd, 2016|

Kiesha Mastrodimos' YouTube channel; Danish sports chair; 10-In-1 flip pillow

Crip Buzz: May 2016

By | May 2nd, 2016|

The Best of Disability Blogs and Banter. This month: Resilience Can be Messy; Teaching Dad to Tango

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