May 2016

Learning to Shed the “I Can’ts” of Paralysis and Focusing on the “I Cans”

By | May 9th, 2016|

Stephanie Arrache sees no reason why she can't kick in her own way, regardless of her paralysis. Stephanie Arrache is learning to change [...]

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Presents Sip-and-Puff Adaptoys

By | May 6th, 2016|

Former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand plays with his family using Adaptoys. A remote control car operated by a sip-and-puff headset. A voice-operated [...]

April 2016

First I Married My Amazing Husband, Then I Became Paralyzed

By | April 18th, 2016|

On April 6, 2013, I married my amazing husband. On August 13, 2013, I became paralyzed. We are still going strong and celebrating our third [...]

Keeping & Strengthening Friendships Post-Injury

By | April 1st, 2016|

Everything changes after a spinal cord injury, but friendships can still thrive.

March 2016

Our Furry [and Otherwise] Friends

By | March 1st, 2016|

Readers talk about pet dogs, cats, rescued backyard critters and a friendly spider.

February 2016

Weddings and Wheels

By | February 1st, 2016|

Four weddings that include wheelchair users in unique ways.

December 2015

What Makes Us Happy

By | December 1st, 2015|

Tim Gilmer speaks with fellow wheelers in this uplifting story that celebrates family, relationships and vocations.

October 2015

Inter-Abled Couples: Challenges and Joys

By | October 1st, 2015|

Relationships between wheelchair users and nondisabled people happen all the time, but what makes them work?

August 2015

Dating (and Marrying) Another Wheelchair User

By | August 25th, 2015|

When you use a wheelchair, dating presents its own series of problems. I have heard everything from "It's such a shame, you're so pretty" to [...]

July 2015

“Sorry We Said No Sex,” says Armstrong State

By | July 31st, 2015|

First Georgia’s Armstrong State University released a draft policy saying students with disabilities can’t consent to sex. When they responded, “Oh yes we can!” the [...]

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