A fictional quad acts on his pre-planned suicide even after finding the love of his life. Two real-life disabled girls — one 5 and the other 14 — choose to die with the blessing of family members. Responding bravely, disability advocates battled widespread ignorance, melodrama and misinformation, telling the truth about living with a disability in an attempt to save lives. For their dedication, courage and persistence, NM is proud to honor them as People of the Year.
Unable to move his fingers and with limited hand use, Dave Kott knew he needed adaptive shop tools to create his ideas. He and a friend developed simple adaptations to allow him to work more on his own.
“I was still me – a filmmaker. I knew that if I could still express myself, I could continue my life as an artist.”
Here’s an unpopular opinion: Anderson Cooper’s coverage of “drive-by lawsuits” on 60 Minutes wasn’t nearly as egregious as many disabled people seem to believe.
Beauty vlogger Steph Aiello; Wheel Love; Autopilot wheelchair
Who says using a wheelchair can't be funny? Not the Oddi girls, or their popular Tumblr blog, “The Disabled Life.”
New Mobility’s own SCI Life columnist and community partner, Tiffiny Carlson, was named the Morton Cure Paralysis Fund 2016 honoree last month at its [...]
Ecuador's next president may be Lenin Moreno Garces, a paraplegic. He served as vice president from 2007 to 2013.
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.
It's not easy to run for office, but these three wheelchair users have done so successfully. Here are their experiences, tips and strategies.