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
Clinical Trial of New Drug For SCI
Planned For Fall 2022 in Chicago
By Stephanie Lollino

NVG-291, a new injectable drug that could help people with SCI recover feeling and mobility, is intended to be used in human clinical trials.

Mar 2, 2022
New Spinal Implants Show Promising Results
Enables walking, cycling and swimming after paralysis

Three men paralyzed in motorcycle accidents have become the first success stories for a new spinal stimulation device.

Feb 8, 2022
Embracing Assistive Technology —
Creating our Smart Home
by Vicki Kowaleski

My husband and I recently purchased a ‘new to us’ home. In addition to remodeling the home, I decided to explore a number of assistive technology

Feb 2, 2022
nervous system new drug
New Drug Enables Spinal Cord to Repair Itself
Clinical Trial of NVG-291 at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Injections of a new drug that enabled paralyzed animals to recover mobility and/or bladder function will begin clinical trials at the Shjrley Ryan

Jan 19, 2022
10 Resolutions for a Happy New Year!
By Kristine Cichowski

Kristine Cichowski created this list of 10 resolutions for a happy 2022 for people living with SCI.

Jan 4, 2022
Tiny Tim
The Legacy of Tiny Tim
By Ben Mattlin

Growing up as a Jewish kid in New York City, I loved watching all the holiday kids’ specials on TV.

Dec 6, 2021