Remembering the Legacy of Disability Rights Activist Judy Heumann

Judy Heumann, a lifelong disability rights activist, author, and public speaker has died.

Mar 7, 2023
GOOD READ – Disability Pride: Dispatches from a Post-ADA World
An Excerpt From the Diverse Disability Community

Contains personal experiences of those with disabilities and highlights discrimination, stereotypes, and limited access to transportation...

Mar 2, 2023
Miami Researcher Awarded $3.25M DOD Grant to Tackle
Male Infertility in Spinal Cord Injury Patients

The Department of Defense has granted $3.25 million for a four-year study.

Mar 2, 2023
UPDATE: New Spinal Implants Show Promising Results

ARC-EX is an external, non-invasive platform consisting of a stimulator and wireless programmer.

Mar 2, 2023
Newly Paralyzed Writer Takes Twitter by Storm

On the day after Christmas, renowned British writer Hanif Kureishi suddenly collapsed while on a vacation walk in Rome. 

Feb 2, 2023
Forward-Thinking Women Leaders of the Disability Rights Movement
By Lucy Webster

I lived with the misguided idea that disabled people had never fought for our civil rights.

Feb 2, 2023
New Award-Winning Film Captures Inside View of Life in a Wheelchair

Reid Davenport’s attempt to get inside what it’s like to move around the world in a wheelchair is an original, effective and moving portrayal.

Feb 2, 2023
New Rehabilitation Centers Act Honors AbilityLab’s Dr. Joanne Smith

The Dr. Joanne Smith Memorial Rehabilitation Innovation Centers Act of 2022, will recognize rehabilitation research facilities and the unique role the

Jan 3, 2023
Employment Levels for People with Disabilities Reach New Highs
By Susan Chandler
Center for Rehabilitation Outcomes and Research

The last 12 months have been an unprecedented boon for people with disabilities who want to work. From November 2021 through November 2022, the employ

Jan 3, 2023
By Thea Flaum

A new study of what physicians really thought when they encountered a patient with a disability in their own offices.

Dec 1, 2022
by Ben Mattlin

In Charles Dickens' immortal A Christmas Carol, Tiny Tim—the crutch-using young son of Bob Cratchit—is the epitome of a disability trope.

Dec 1, 2022
Promising New Research
On Moving Past Paralysis

Electrical stimulation that uses a newly designed implant has the potential to transform the lives of people living with spinal cord injuries. 

Oct 25, 2022