Remembering Jeff Shannon

A photo montage from the memorial service of Jeff Shannon, whose true, honest and beautifully written posts have been featured on

Mar 18, 2014
Remembering Jeff Shannon 1961-2013

Jeff Shannon, whose true, honest and beautifully written posts for the “From Where I’m Sitting…” Blog have been featured on FacingDisability.c

Dec 23, 2013
Giving Thanks – In Memoriam

A brilliant Thanksgiving essay by Jeff Shannon, a veteran writer on disability issues, and a regular contributor to

Nov 23, 2015
Parents on Call – a reprint in honor of Father’s Day

A thoughtful, provocative and honest reflection on his father by Jeff Shannon, a veteran writer and frequent contributor to

Jun 15, 2015
From Manual to Motorized: When It’s Time to Change Wheelchairs

Jeff Shannon's thoughtful commentary on his struggle with the motorized vs. manual wheelchair issue.

Nov 21, 2013
Adventures In Caregiving (Pt. 2): Parents on Call

Jeff Shannon, prominent writer on disability issues and frequent contributor to, tackles the subject of parents as caregivers.

Nov 8, 2013
Adventures In Caregiving – Part One

Caregivers – can’t live with ‘em, can’t live without ‘em. Disability rights writer, Jeff Shannon, dives into the thorny issue of caregiving

Sep 26, 2013
Finding Plan B

"Concentrate on things your disability doesn’t prevent you doing well, and don’t regret the things you can't" -- says our blogger, Jeff Shannon.

Sep 9, 2013
Happiness is a Choice

There’s no way to avoid the blunt, honest truth: Paralysis from a spinal cord injury is a great personal tragedy. Words of wisdom from Jeff Shannon.

Aug 23, 2013
The Sympathy Smile

One way or another, wheelchairs are a fascinating perch for observers of human nature -- insightful wheelchair psychology from our Jeff Shannon.

Aug 5, 2013
Did You REALLY Get Enough Rehab?

Jeff Shannon, disability rights writer and contributor, argues that the lack of rehab amounts to "criminal neglect."

Jul 24, 2013
The Question of Cure: Does It Matter?

A provocative look at the issue of "waiting for a cure," by our blogger, Jeff Shannon.

Jul 16, 2013