As a disabled person, I know: American bootstrap culture is a lie
A Perspective by A. Andrews from The Washington Post

There’s a toxic root to the notion that we should all ascribe ourselves to impossible tasks.

Sep 19, 2022
by Ben Mattlin
Beware the inspirational disability story

Supercrip stories are a subset of “inspiration porn.” And to me, they’re offensive and do a serious disservice to the disability community.

Sep 1, 2022
Embarrassing, Uncomfortable
and Risky: What Flying Is Like for Passengers Who Use Wheelchairs
By Amanda Morris / Photographs by Scott McIntyre

Charles Brown has always loved flying. He loves the steady roar of the engine beneath him.

Aug 17, 2022
ADA 32nd Anniversary Advances
By Stephanie Lollino

Last week, disability communities across the nation celebrated the 32nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Jul 29, 2022
New Transportation Bill of Rights is Nothing New
By Ben Mattlin

Editor's Note: Many people who use a wheelchair know that flying can be a nightmare.

Jul 21, 2022
Pregnancy and Spinal Cord Injury

Ten days ago, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, and ended women’s 50-year-long right to abortion.

Jul 6, 2022
Mental Illness Is A Disability –
Not A Public Threat
By Ben Mattlin

May was supposed to be mental health awareness month. That’s ironic, considering how much depressing news there was—

Jun 2, 2022
Quick Review of SCI Research

The Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center’s (MSKTC) Quick Review of Research is an important resource for people living with spinal cord injury

Jun 2, 2022
A Primary Care Provider’s Guide to Preventive Health After Spinal Cord Injury

Studies have shown that individuals with spinal cord injury face challenges accessing the same level of primary care as able-bodied individuals.

May 6, 2022
What I Learned While Researching a Book About Disability Pride
by Ben Mattlin

If you're reading this, chances are you're interested in disabilities (or people who have them). The good news is, you're not alone.

Mar 29, 2022
Academy Sets New Accessibility
Record -- Troy Kotsur Declares ‘This Is Our Moment!’-‘CODA’ Makes History
Keely Cat-Wells, Forbes Magazine

Producers went to great lengths to construct a more inclusive environment -- of the 94th Academy Awards.

Mar 29, 2022
Amy Kenny
Here’s What I Want You To Know Before You Grieve For My Disabled Body
By Amy Kenny

In this article, Dr. Amy Kenny explains the concept of “pre-grief."

Mar 4, 2022