He was one of the best teen players in the world before a slide into second made him a quadriplegic. Now, he works behind the scenes.
What do the Atlanta Chapter of United Spinal, a quad rugby team, a Facebook support group and a urologicals company have in common? They were all founded or co-founded by Clint Cook.
Tucker Cassidy has been interested in politics since the age of 5. In 2016, Cassidy, a C4-5 quadriplegic, rolled into the fray and became, in his words, “the tip of the spear.”
William Wachtel is a rock-solid supporter and ally of disability rights and United Spinal Association.
Why do some wheelers seek dangerous pastimes or extreme forms of recreation? Find out what makes them tick.
Paul Amadeus Lane has climbed the ranks high enough within the broadcasting industry to call his own shots.
Architect, businesswoman and policy-shaper Karen Braitmayer has excelled at making accessibility cool since before the ADA even existed. Braitmayer’s commitment to elevating the discussion around architecture and access transcends professional boundaries: For her, it’s personal.
Chris Dunn survived a freak diving accident that left him paralyzed, on a ventilator and mostly blind only to face an even more hellish reality: a year living in a Maine ICU fighting for his right to go to rehab and get back to living his life.
These days, Barb Zablotney’s friends call her the Rolling Rainbow because of her positive attitude and the bright colors that adorn her body and chair — but the nickname wouldn’t have worked a few years ago.
As the deputy editor for io9, one of the web’s leading geek culture sites, Jill Pantozzi is uniquely positioned to influence the mainstream discourse about comics, sci-fi, fantasy and more.