August 2015

Next Generation SmartDrive Receives FDA Approval

By |August 31st, 2015|

Max Mobility announced that the highly anticipated MX2, the next generation of its SmartDrive power assist for manual wheelchairs, has received FDA approval. For those [...]

Hands Off Our Legs! — Amputees to Protest New Medicare Rule

By |August 25th, 2015|

On Wednesday, Aug. 26, a rally protesting proposed Medicare cuts to the standard of care for 2 million amputees will take place at 2 [...]

I Love G-loves Wheelchair Gloves

By |August 20th, 2015|

G-loves. No, that is not a typo. It is the name of my new favorite accessory. G-loves. They're stylized gloves on crack. Technically for weight [...]

AbleThrive.com Launches to Curate Disability Content

By |August 19th, 2015|

Brittany Déjean and her father, Paul. After over a year of planning, prototyping, and relationship building with members of the disability community all [...]

WHILL It or Whon’t It?

By |August 1st, 2015|

NM asked four wheelers to test out the stylish new WHILL. Here’s what they say.

July 2015

Driving a Robot, Alice Wong Meets the POTUS

By |July 31st, 2015|

Alice Wong is the first person to meet the president using a telepresence robot. Photo by Pete Souza. Disability scholar and advocate Alice [...]

President Obama Signs the Gleason Act

By |July 31st, 2015|

Former NOLA Saints football player Steve Steve Gleason demonstrates how he uses eye-tracking technology to communicate. It’s about to become a lot easier [...]

United Spinal News: July 2015

By |July 1st, 2015|

VetsFirst Finds New Leader United Spinal Association recently announced the appointment of Ross Meglathery as the new director of VetsFirst, its program that helps thousands [...]

SCI Life: July 2015

By |July 1st, 2015|

Turning to Veganism and Stem Cells Growing up, Wes Bandemer, 25, Morgan City, La., was all about staying physically active. “I was always doing something [...]

Motorvation: Recreational Vehicles – At Home on the Road

By |July 1st, 2015|

Traveling can be a logistical challenge for people who use wheelchairs and similar mobility devices.

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