I feel it must be said; my spinal cord injury doesn’t define me, it is a part of me, but it in no way defines who I am.
Meet The Woman Trying To Get Disabled Mannequins Into The Windows Of Britain’s Biggest Shops
Sophie Morgan, a British model, artist and TV presenter, is on a mission to change the way the world perceives disability
An Eye-Opening Wheelchair Malfunction – by Ben Mattlin
One summer some years ago, my motorized wheelchair abruptly stopped working. The joystick that controlled it simply would not engage. The chair was de
A Wheel in Two Worlds – an article by Ben Mattlin
By Ben Mattlin My hands were in a cold sweat as I entered my wife’s third-grade classroom at a small private school in the San Fernando Valley.
New Chicago Hospital Invests $600 Million into Bringing Discoveries to Patients Sooner
The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, the new home of the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago is now open. The state-of the-art facility is a rehabilitation ho
‘Finding Dory’ Makes Disability Relatable
Finding Dory, the long-awaited Disney/Pixar sequel to Finding Nemo (2003), is swimming its way to the top of the box office.
BLOG – 5 Things I Wish I Had Known
It begins with an accident, an injury, and someone to blame. I fell asleep at the wheel, causing my youngest child's C6-7 spinal cord injury.
A Story of Triumph After Setback
Angela, who was recently interviewed for our website, rediscovered a sense of herself she feared was lost after her injury.
Bowel Programs for Spinal Cord Injury
A new Factsheet that summarizes the latest medical advice about dealing with bowel health after a spinal cord injury has just been issued.
Nova and Don, a Love Story…
Spinal cord injuries are now occurring later in life. The average age at injury is now 42.6 years. Here's how one senior couple is coping.
Can an Unorthodox Operation Reverse Paraplegia?
“One Small Step,” focuses on the story of Darek Fidyka, who has regained the ability to walk while wearing leg braces.
Video looks at College Life After SCI
A new video featuring the stories of college students with spinal cord injuries who are attending college.