I hardly ever mention what I’m about to disclose out of fear people will laugh at me. Looking back on my life, I have a hard time believing I did it. But the truth is, I once was a cheerleader. That’s right, a wheelchair cheerleader during my college years at the University of Illinois — […]
I’m constantly inspired by all of the amazing blogs for parents who use wheelchairs. They’ve given me real hope that maybe someday I can do the parenting thing, too. Take Kara Ayers for example. Kara has osteogenesis imperfecta, which makes her smaller than most people and her bones brittle as well. Her husband has this […]
With infectious joy and spontaneity, this high-energy couple creates sparks wherever they go.
New Mobility is now on Pinterest. Right now we have four boards:
Penning the perfect dating profile is hard enough. Try adding that you have a disability into your profile and you may just have a complete brain meltdown. Conundrum: We all want to project ourselves in the best light, but how can we do this when we know our disability will dim that light (or completely […]
The whole “in sickness and in health” thing is a lot harder to follow in real-life than most people could ever imagine. Divorce …
Pain, sorrow, loss, all out suffering, all of the above – these are part of the disability experience. Before the Internet, we went to support groups at rehab centers and hospitals, and they’re still there, but enough can’t be said about the healing powers of the internet and the way it’s brought so many people […]
It’s funny. Despite all the inane, possibly “offensive” videos that remain on YouTube, a how-to-have-sex-with-spinal-cord-injury video made by Dr. Mitch Tepper, is getting some static. YouTube took down “Sexual Positions for Women with Paralysis,” a how-to with Anne, a T-9 paraplegic, and her boyfriend. It shows how they get into some of their favorite positions […]
A high-powered advocrat, Karen Tamley has built a rich family life and a unique version of the American dream.
In recent weeks New Mobility has received a handful of letters from readers complaining about what they perceive as liberal bias in the magazine. Two specific stories — one major and one not, both of which appeared in our February issue — were cited as evidence of these claims. One reader disliked our February cover […]