August 2020

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The ADA at 30

We’re celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act by looking back, looking forward and examining where we sit today.

Spotlight on Vent Users

Vent Life

Ventilators have come a long way since the invention of the iron lung almost 100 years ago. We check in with people who use vents to see what their active lifestyles look like today and how COVID-19 is impacting them.

Life in the Time of COVID-19

COVID-19 has affected all of our lives in more ways than we are even aware of yet. To help make sense of the all-too-confusing present, we’ve assembled a snapshot of the post-COVID world we are living in.

May 2020

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Social Media Influencers

A growing number of disabled influencers are shaping many of the online discussions around disability in ways never seen before. Learn why they chose this path, how they built their followings and what life is like on the other side of the screen.

April 2020


Sports Chairs Come of Age

We take a look at the current crop of specialized sports chairs, the sports they’re designed for and the players who use them.

March 2020

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Sex, Wheels & Relationships

Rediscovering your sexuality after a spinal cord injury can be difficult. This year’s Sex, Wheels & Relationships issue focuses on getting your groove back after SCI and keeping it going strong.

February 2020


Person of the Year: Karen Braitmayer

Architect, businesswoman and policy-shaper, her impact earned her the American Institute of Architects 2019 Whitney M. Young Award for Social Responsibility. For these reasons and many more, we are honored to present Braitmayer as our 2019 Person of the Year.

January 2020


Thinking if I wanted plants, it would be just one more thing I would need to ask a caregiver to assist me with. Surely, gardening was not for quadriplegics.

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The Power of Peer Support

The SCI support group at Craig Hospital continues to thrive because of its ability to serve the various needs of its ever-changing roster of attendees.

Other Recent Articles

Video Game Representation

Because disability is rarely seen in entertainment and is often portrayed in stereotypes, I’m always surprised how meaningful it is when I feel represented.

Black Lives Matter

We have made strides in terms of including people of color in our content, but we haven’t been as successful in terms of recruiting writers of color. This issue shows we can do better.

News: August 2020

The Rig Off-road Adaptive Device. Best Places to Work. Dating With Disability. SMOOV Power Assist. Sitting Pretty. My Wheelchair Guide.