Van Brooks’ free education-centered nonprofit for kids is transforming his Baltimore community.
José’s road to being an outspoken advocate started when he attended a meeting of United Spinal’s New York City chapter.
Following a dream she had one night, Kristina Rhoades and her husband quit their jobs, sold their home and moved to New Mexico. After a career in sales, she turned her focus to creating desert retreat experiences for people with disabilities and other groups.
Chronicling life in the odd limbo between being able to walk and using a wheelchair.
Our meeting was a testament to the power of social media to connect people with similar situations. Though we had never met any of the attendees in person, we weren’t rolling into a group of strangers, but an extended family separated only by distance and length of Facebook friendship.
Daniela never could have imagined the bond she would develop with her Canine Companion for Independence, Z-Dog.
People of the Year; Gear Hacks DIY Workspace; Wound Care Marathon
The backstory of Drunk History's episode on disability rights told by our man in Hollywood, Allen Rucker.
The film based on the memoir of cartoonist John Callahan premiered at Sundance in January.
In movies, TV shows, magazines, books and pornography we are shown what sex and relationships are “supposed” to look like: normative bodies strolling hand-in-hand down an inaccessible hiking path with the sun shining through the trees. It’s flawless skin brushing up against rock hard abs with meticulously groomed eyebrows and genitals, and no hemorrhoidal skin tags. Phooey.