October 2016

Paraplegic Lenin Moreno Garcés May Become President of Ecuador

By | October 12th, 2016|

Ecuador's next president may be Lenin Moreno Garces, a paraplegic. He served as vice president from 2007 to 2013.

Tammy Duckworth: Our Champion in Congress

By | October 3rd, 2016|

U.S. Congresswoman and wheelchair user Tammy Duckworth, a wounded combat vet, is running for the U.S. Senate. She's our champion on Capitol Hill.

Wheeling into Politics

By | October 3rd, 2016|

It's not easy to run for office, but these three wheelchair users have done so successfully. Here are their experiences, tips and strategies.

Ian Mackay’s 300-Mile Sip-and-Puff Ride for Accessible Trails

By | October 3rd, 2016|

Mackay, a C2-3 quad, set out from his home in Port Angeles, Washington, determined to raise awareness of the need for more accessible bike and multi-use trails. Dubbed Ian’s Ride, Mackay’s plan was to roll almost the entire length of the state over a mere 10 days.

SCI Life: October 2016

By | October 3rd, 2016|

Motivational speaker Brent Poppen; IndieGo power add-on; Most accessible beach?

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.

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