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An Honest Wheelchair Love Story

CNN covers a young woman named Kristen as she takes us along on a first date – all from the seat of her wheelchair.  She says, “We all ha

Feb 2, 2018
“NOT ALL CRIPS ARE CREEPS” by BEN MATTLIN

The esteemed Public Radio host John Hockenberry and world-famous artist Chuck Close were both accused of sexual improprieties.

Jan 11, 2018
Opening An Eye On Disability

Nancy Root felt “radioactive” after she started using a wheelchair. Old friends have disappeared, people avoid eye contact, or don’t acknowledge

Dec 21, 2017
Balancing Professional Life with Caregiving

Suddenly taking on the role of a family caregiver can be life-changing. Whether it’s for an elderly parent, or a family member with a disability, ju

Dec 18, 2017
New Sit-or-Stand Wheelchair

This first-of-its-kind manual standing wheelchair gives users to ability to move from both a standing or a sitting position. It’s operated by a hand

Dec 11, 2017
Doctors with Disabilities

Dr. Cheri A. Blauwet, a physician in rehabilitation and sports medicine, sustained a spinal cord injury as a child.

Dec 8, 2017
Video: The Ultimate All-Terrain Wheelchair

This electric, all-terrain wheelchair gives users access to extreme terrain – off-road, up hills and through water, mud, gravel and sand – sim

Dec 7, 2017
ALIVE AT 55! By Ben Mattlin

For someone like me - born with a progressive neuromuscular condition called spinal muscular atrophy - that feels like a big milestone.

Dec 5, 2017
Eleven new sports and disciplines apply for Paris 2024

Eight new sports and three sport disciplines have expressed an interest in applying for inclusion in the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games.

Nov 30, 2017
Driverless cars promise far greater mobility for the elderly and people with disabilities

They are too old to drive safely or cannot see well enough or otherwise have sound reason to fear climbing behind the wheel of a car.

Nov 29, 2017
CVS Opening Mock Stores To Train People With Disabilities

CVS is ramping up its efforts to hire people with disabilities with new mock stores designed to help train employees.

Nov 28, 2017
Utilizing the Power of Sport to Change Perception of Disability

Nearly a decade ago I became a member of the disability community, a community that at the time I knew nothing about.

Nov 27, 2017
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