April 2021

accessible outdoors. adaptive surfing. adaptive wave riding, accessible building codes, working from home in wheelchair

TAKE BACK THE OUTDOORS
There’s more than one way to enjoy nature, and our writers have you covered no matter your preferences. Matt Tilford offers a number of accessible alternatives for the more adventurous, while Ashley Lyn Olson and Brook MCCall check out two new glamping destinations perfect for those who want to enjoy the beauty and relaxation of spending a night in nature without the hassle.

ADAPTIVE SURFING
Bob Vogel delves into the joys of adaptive surfing with stories from recreational surfers and elite athletes with various levels of function.

HOME/WORK BALANCE
Many wheelchair users finally have the opportunity to work from home because of COVID-19. How are we balancing personal and professional lives? Are there unique obstacles — or benefits — for our community? Cory Lee reports.

OPENING UP OUR WORLD
United Spinal’s Accessibility Services division helps make the built environment more accessible to wheelchair users. Kristen Parisi looks at some of its most exciting projects.