Editor’s Note: At a time when all of us are tired, stressed and just plain bored with COVID-19 and all the precautions that go along with it, it’s
GOD BLESS US, EVERY ONE—NO, REALLY!
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.
“Reasonable Accommodations” For All – Not Just Me
By Ben Mattlin
This summer, at the age of 57, I was finally able to fill out my own census form. In the past, I’ve had to have my wife do it for both of us. Bu
Voters With Disabilities Face Greater Health Risks During COVID-19
Voting With SCI – Here’s the DealAs the pandemic continues to grow, voters with spinal cord injury face serious risks from COVID-19 due to
I’ve Been Paralyzed Since I Was 3. Here’s Why Kindness Toward Disabled People Is More Complicated Than You Think
By: Rebekah Taussig
Editors Note: This is a boldly honest look at how people with paralysis have to deal with “overly kind” (well-meaning) offers of help. It&
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
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