I AM NOT YOUR SUPERCRIP
by Ben Mattlin
Beware the inspirational disability story
Supercrip stories are a subset of “inspiration porn.” And to me, they’re offensive and do a serious disservice to the disability community.
Sep 1, 2022
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
Latest COVID-19 Vaccine Information for People With Disabilities
by Stephanie Lollino
Editor’s Note: As the temperature across the country increases, so does the availability of all three types of the COVID-19 vaccine. People with spi
Mar 3, 2021
“Mother Nature Wants to Kill You”
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
Mar 1, 2021
BLOG – Website Makes Accessible Travel Better
Planning a trip can be an intimidating but exhilarating decision — especially for someone in a wheelchair.
Mar 1, 2017
“ME BEFORE YOU” COULD BE AN INVITATION TO SUICIDE
“Live Boldly! Live Well! Just Live!” shout the ads for the tear-jerking melodrama “Me Before You,” which can be seen as invitation to suicide.
Jun 3, 2016
Indiana Woman with Quadriplegia Gives Birth
Being a parent is tough. Being a mother who can’t move her arms and legs seems insurmountable.
Jun 2, 2016
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.
Feb 23, 2016
What SCI Family Caregivers Need to Know
A summary of suggestions from the National Caregivers Library on family caregiving after spinal cord injury.
Nov 17, 2015
What Gets Under Your Skin?
As you know, navigating the world in a wheelchair means you will inevitably encounter a lot of well-meaning, but annoying behaviors.
Jun 11, 2014
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
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