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At Work, Are You Just One of the Workers — or 'Special'?

At Work, Are You Just One of the Workers — or ‘Special’?

For most of us, work is the key to independence and self-worth. Our jobs get us out of bed every day allowing us to share our skills and talents. From 9 to 5, we’d like to believe we’re just one of many workers getting paid to be productive. Or, are we fooling ourselves? The syndicated […]

Letters: April 2014

Relationships, cruising Alaska, retirement planning, humor, bus protest

Big Cheer for Wheelchair Cheerleaders

Big Cheer for Wheelchair Cheerleaders

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 — […]

Blogs for Parents who use Wheelchairs

Blogs for Parents who use Wheelchairs

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 […]

Kaitlyn & Greg: Spirited, Sexy & Sweet

Kaitlyn & Greg: Spirited, Sexy & Sweet

With infectious joy and spontaneity, this high-energy couple creates sparks wherever they go.

New Mobility is Now on Pinterest

New Mobility is Now on Pinterest

New Mobility is now on Pinterest. Right now we have four boards:

What Should You Really Put In That Dating Profile?

What Should You Really Put In That Dating Profile?

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 […]

SCI and the Big D: Where To After Divorce?

SCI and the Big D: Where To After Divorce?

The whole “in sickness and in health” thing is a lot harder to follow in real-life than most people could ever imagine. Divorce …

Healing with Online Relationships

Healing with Online Relationships

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 […]

Spinal Cord Injury Sex Position Videos

Spinal Cord Injury Sex Position Videos

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 […]