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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
Did You REALLY Get Enough Rehab?

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

Jul 24, 2013
2012 Paralympics Draws a Crowd

The 2012 Paralympics in London drew the largest crowds ever recorded for Paralympic events.

Sep 7, 2012
FacingDisability in the Spotlight

Ever since the “Chicago Tribune” featured a story on our ground-breaking website, our inboxes have been flooded with congratulatory emails.

Jun 18, 2012
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