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The Delagraves enjoy taking walks together and going to nearby parks.

Joe Delagrave: Family Man

Team USA’s quad rugby captain is passionate about being the best father and husband he can be.

Skye Parker and the Quad-Friendly Kite Buggy

Skye Parker and the Quad-Friendly Kite Buggy

Have you heard of kite buggying? It’s a hybrid of kite boarding and land sailing and it looks like a blast! Kite Buggies provide a speed rush on surfaces like wide open dry lake beds, hard packed sand beaches, big and small grassy areas, and even parking lots. However, controlling the kite buggy rig requires […]

Ron Scanlon: 1956-2014

Ron Scanlon: 1956-2014

Ron Scanlon, a paraplegic master in the martial art of Kung Fu San Soo, died peacefully at his Ontario, Calif., home on June 11, due to complications related to kidney failure. He was 58. Scanlon grew up in Southern California and became a para at age 9, the result of a car accident. “He told […]

Mat Barton: Get Happy!

Mat Barton: Get Happy!

Mat Barton always drew, but he’s become an accomplished cartoonist since his spinal cord injury.

Brianna Scalesse

SCI Life: June 2014

Brianna Scalesse; Wheelchair Fitness Solution; Treading North’s “Beautifully Gone Wrong”

Sex and the School Board Candidate

Sex and the School Board Candidate

Angela J. Bray campaigned for a seat on the Niagara Falls School Board in New York — but lost. I wouldn’t be surprised if the openness she displays about her sexuality as a disabled woman convinced voters to cast their ballots for someone else. Headlines in local newspapers certainly didn’t help: “Disabled Model, Sex Coach […]

Marilyn Saviola: Improving Access to Women's Health Care

Marilyn Saviola: Improving Access to Women’s Health Care

Getting routine medical screenings can be a stressful challenge for women with physical disabilities but it’s also a matter of life and death. Women with mobility impairments aren’t at a higher risk for breast cancer but they are one-third more likely to die from it. This sobering statistic has motivated Marilyn Saviola, who runs the […]

Captain Stewart McQuillan's Aeroleg

Captain Stewart McQuillan’s Aeroleg

Captain Stewart McQuillan, a paraplegic from the United Kingdom’s Royal Air Force, whose father and grandfather before him were also pilots, may very well be the most famous paralyzed pilot in the world, and he’s been working hard to make it easier for other pilots with disabilities to fly. McQuillian, who is also an electric […]

Everyone in town knows Clare Willson and Joe Pagano. If one goes out alone, their neighbors ask where the other is.

NSCIA Members in Action: Clare Willson and Joe Pagano; A Graceful Memoir

Clare Willson and Joe Pagano; A Life Not With Standing

Photo by Tiffany J. Photography

SCI Life: May 2014

Andrew Angulo: Morphing Into the Media Man; Tasha Schuh: My Last Step Backward