September 2016

Paralyzed Teen Jerika Bolen Dies, as Planned

By | September 23rd, 2016|

Jerika Bolen, the teen at the center of a controversy over whether people with nonterminal disabilities should be allowed to end their lives, has died.

Actor Chill Mitchell Conquers Hollywood

By | September 1st, 2016|

It’s famously rare for wheelchair-using characters to be played by wheelchair-using actors on screens big and small, yet Darryl “Chill” Mitchell has no problem getting roles. What’s his secret?

SCI Life: September 2016

By | September 1st, 2016|

Alicia Reagan; beach access mats; songs about living with disability

August 2016

Project Value Asserts Disability is Not Worse than Death

By | August 10th, 2016|

A group is out to testify that there's so much more to life with a disability than one of “suffering that could last decades”.

Wheeling in Cuba: 90 Miles Away and a World Apart

By | August 1st, 2016|

Cuba is only 90 miles from the tip of Florida, but Josh Basile and his friends found visiting Havana is like wheeling into a 1950s time warp.

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 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

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