November 2016

NYC Police Stations Sued Over Accessibility

By | November 21st, 2016|

More than half of New York City's 77 police stations are not accessible, according to an Oct. 17 federal lawsuit filed by the nonprofit organizations [...]

Paralyzed Monkeys Walk Again in Brain-Spine Interface Study

By | November 18th, 2016|

Scientists have successfully connected brain implants in the lumbar spine of paralyzed monkeys via wireless technology.

Sisters’ Blog Documents ‘Jerks and Perks’ on “The Disabled Life”

By | November 16th, 2016|

Who says using a wheelchair can't be funny? Not the Oddi girls, or their popular Tumblr blog, “The Disabled Life.”

October 2016

Financial Inclusion Summit Grapples with Unbanked and Underbanked People with Disabilities

By | October 31st, 2016|

Bankers, stakeholders, policymakers and people with disabilities met in Seattle to discuss how to engage more people with disabilities in the banking process at the [...]

Tiffiny Carlson Honored by the Morton Cure Paralysis Fund

By | October 28th, 2016|

  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 [...]

Clinton, Trump Respond to RevUp Presidential Survey

By | October 28th, 2016|

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have both responded to REV UP's presidential survey, which asks questions about each candidate's approach to disability issues and concerns.

Uber Sued by Access Living for Lack of Wheelchair Access

By | October 18th, 2016|

Saying it has run out of patience waiting for Uber to serve wheelchair users, Chicago-based Access Living filed a lawsuit against the ride-share giant on Oct. 13.

Paraplegic Lenin Moreno Garcés May Become President of Ecuador

By | October 12th, 2016|

Ecuador's next president may be Lenin Moreno Garces, a paraplegic. He served as vice president from 2007 to 2013.

September 2016

Superfest International Disability Film Festival Celebrates 30 Years

By | September 27th, 2016|

The longest running disability film festival shows no sign of slowing down. It's more inclusive than ever.

Details from Hillary Clinton’s Disability Employment Policy Speech

By | September 27th, 2016|

On Sept. 21 Hillary Clinton became the first presidential candidate to give a major speech on a disability issue.

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