Headlines shout: “Paralyzed People Walk Again!”
But what’s the whole story?
By Thea Flaum

I get angry every time I read a newspaper headline or see a TV news feature that shouts about an “end to paralysis” and a “miraculous recovery!"

Sep 25, 2018
Unlock the Mysteries of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) – – Understanding Your Disability Rights is Only a Few Clicks Away

The ADA prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including all public and private places that are o

Aug 28, 2018
No Straws? No Thanks!

Editor’s note: Suddenly, a lot of people are asking: “What’s the big deal about straws and disability?”

Jul 23, 2018
Battling Accessible Parking Abuse With an App

When you see a vehicle parked illegally, simply launch Parking Mobility, take three photos and tap submit.

Jul 6, 2018
When I Write About My Life…

I got my first book published through an old high school friend who works in publishing. At first, I hated the very idea of writing "I did this..."

May 10, 2018
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

The esteemed Public Radio host John Hockenberry and world-famous artist Chuck Close were both accused of sexual improprieties.

Jan 11, 2018