Coping with Covid-19 and SCI

We asked our private Facebook group of more than 4,000 members to tell us how they’re coping during the pandemic. Here are some of their favorite st

Aug 10, 2020
Getting Back Your Sex Life
By Stephanie Lollino

“Now that I can’t feel anything in my legs, my arms and on my skin – how am I going to be able to feel sex again?”

Jul 7, 2020
Friends and family, spinal cord injury
Spinal Cord Injury Personal Experiences – Coping with Friends and Family

How do I deal with my friends and family who don’t understand my spinal cord injury?—That’s one of the issues that people in our private Faceboo

Jun 30, 2020
dealing with anger
Spinal Cord Injury Personal Experiences – Dealing with Anger

Our private Facebook group, “You Are Not Alone– Dealing with Spinal Cord Injury,” does much more than help individuals find hope; it offers

Jun 22, 2020
Marriage and disability
Living with a Disabled Spouse

Marriage is one of the hottest topics among members of our private Facebook group. In a recent thread, we asked a question about marriage, which broug

Jun 15, 2020
Fighting COVID Loneliness from a Wheelchair
By Stephanie Lollino

A world pandemic may have cramped your style – keeping you from your usual activities and seeing co-workers and friends.

Jun 7, 2020
Ben Mattlin
Disabled People Like Me Have Always Been Vulnerable To disease. Let Us Show You The Ropes.
By Ben Mattlin

I keep hearing about how disabled people are panicked over COVID-19. As a disabled person, I know this is true. But media reports are missing an impor

May 6, 2020
By Thea Flaum

“Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution” is a new Netflix film about Camp Jened, a summer camp for disabled teenagers that helped change the world. 

Apr 6, 2020
Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Fact Sheet

Current symptoms reported for patients with COVID-19 have included mild to severe respiratory illness with fever, cough and difficulty breathing.

Mar 24, 2020
Disability and Disease Aren’t Interchangeable

Not long ago, I was hired to do a sensitivity reading of a book manuscript, a guide for young adults about how people live with disabilities.

Mar 5, 2020
Mallory Weggemann Goes for the Gold…Again

Mallory Weggemann has been a competitive swimmer since the age of seven. In 2008, an epidural injection left her with paraplegia at T10.

Feb 5, 2020

Their message is clear: We are beautiful as we are. Don't look away. Don't shut us away. Indeed, our presence can enhance the view.

Dec 2, 2019