February 2017

COVER STORY: SEX, WHEELS AND RELATIONSHIPS
In NM’s 21 previous issues on disability and sexuality, the focus has often centered on men, mainly because more males sustain SCIs and more is written about them. This issue is definitely for women. Mary Tolan profiles Christine Selinger, whose job and personal life are immersed in sexuality, and Regan Linton lets us in on some frank sex talk about women and sexual pleasure.

DIVE, DIVE!
Bob Vogel discovers that Cozumel just might be the best location for quality scuba diving, friendly service and underwater enjoyment.

GETTING EQUIPMENT
How do you succeed in getting the equipment you want and need? Connections, politeness and tenacity.

EMERGING MERGING MEDIA FORCE
The Ruderman Foundation is taking the lead in advocating for people with disabilities on the national stage.

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January 2017

New Mobility January 2017

COVER STORY: PERSONS OF THE YEAR: THE RESISTERS
A fictional quad acts on his pre-planned suicide even after finding the love of his life (Me Before You). Two real-life disabled girls — one 5 and the other 14 — choose to die with the blessing of family members. Responding bravely, disability advocates battled widespread ignorance, melodrama and misinformation, telling the truth about living with a disability in an attempt to save lives. For their dedication, courage and persistence, NM is proud to honor them as Persons of the Year.

GIMPLEMENTS
When obstacles to everyday living pop up, creative imagination devises gizmos, gadgets and gimplements.

BLADDER AND BOWELS
Neurotech expert Jennifer French gives us the rundown on the latest bladder and bowel research and inventions.

PARTNERS IN HEALTH
Faced with a daunting operation and a long recovery, Steve Dalton and his wife, Sydney Sauber, team up to get the best results possible.

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