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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
Let The Paralympic Games Begin

The 2018 Paralympic Winter Games begins with the Opening Ceremony today in PyeongChang, South Korea.

Mar 9, 2018
New Bill Takes Aim At The ADA

The House of Representatives passed a bill that will make it harder for Americans living with disabilities to sue for violations of the ADA.

Mar 8, 2018
Tips and Tricks to Living Better with Paralysis

Annie, who has been living with a spinal cord injury for nearly two decades, has picked up a few tricks over the years.

Feb 28, 2018
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. 

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.

Dec 21, 2017
Balancing Professional Life with Caregiving

Suddenly taking on the role of a family caregiver can be life-changing.

Dec 18, 2017
New Sit-or-Stand Wheelchair

his first-of-its-kind manual standing wheelchair gives users to ability to move from both a standing or a sitting position.

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 simply by maneuvering a joystick.

Dec 7, 2017
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