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SCI Pregnancy Study

PROWHD is actively looking for women with spinal cord injuries to participate in a new study about pregnancy after SCI.

May 9, 2019
Runway of Dreams Helps ‘Every Body’

The Runway of Dreams Foundation was founded by Mindy Scheier - a fashion designer and mother of a child with a disability.

May 7, 2019
HELP! I THINK I CREATED A WORD!
By Ben Mattlin

Watch the Today show. Watch Dr. Phil. Read the Chicago Tribune. Go on YouTube. You’ll see a new word that’s causing a mild uproar. It&

Apr 8, 2019
THE DOWNSIDE OF “THE UPSIDE”
By Ben Mattlin

Lately, the Internet has been in an uproar over Bryan Cranston in the new movie “The Upside.” Cranston, who came to fame playing meth entr

Feb 4, 2019
Mastering The ‘Pee-Math’
By Ben Mattin

A while back, I encountered the term "pee math" online. Kooky as it sounds, I instantly understood what it means.

Jan 15, 2019
Headlines shout: “Paralyzed People Walk Again!”
But what’s the whole story?
By Thea Flaum

I get angry every time I read a newspaper headline or see a TV news feature that shouts about an “end to paralysis” and a “miraculous recovery!"

Sep 25, 2018
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Unlock the Mysteries of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) – – Understanding Your Disability Rights is Only a Few Clicks Away

The ADA prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including all public and private places that are o

Aug 28, 2018
No Straws? No Thanks!

Editor’s note: Suddenly, a lot of people are asking: “What’s the big deal about straws and disability?”

Jul 23, 2018
Battling Accessible Parking Abuse With an App

When you see a vehicle parked illegally, simply launch Parking Mobility, take three photos and tap submit.

Jul 6, 2018
When I Write About My Life…

I got my first book published through an old high school friend who works in publishing. At first, I hated the very idea of writing "I did this..."

May 10, 2018
Discriminatory ADA Education and Reform Act Blocked by Senate Democrats

The bill, proposed in February, would loosen enforcement of the ADA, which prohibits the discrimination of people with disabilities.

Apr 11, 2018
To Hell and Back: Disability Wisdom
By Ben Mattlin

In the first few days of this year, I was rushed to the emergency room. "We need help," I'd gasped to my wife before she dialed 911.

Apr 4, 2018
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