What I Learned While Researching a Book About Disability Pride
by Ben Mattlin

If you're reading this, chances are you're interested in disabilities (or people who have them). The good news is, you're not alone.

Mar 29, 2022
Disability and Disease Aren’t Interchangeable

Not long ago, I was hired to do a sensitivity reading of a book manuscript, a guide for young adults about how people live with disabilities.

Mar 5, 2020
By Ben Mattlin

Lately, the Internet has been in an uproar over Bryan Cranston in the new movie “The Upside.” Cranston, who came to fame playing meth entr

Feb 4, 2019
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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 that are open to the general public.

Aug 28, 2018
LIVING with a Spinal Cord Injury

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.

Sep 29, 2017
How I navigate the NYC subway system in a wheelchair

David Choi exposes the challenges and physical barriers many wheelchair users face when using public transportation.

Sep 21, 2017
What Happens To The Sick, Elderly And People With Disabilities During Hurricanes

While hurricanes are dangerous for all, they're particularly deadly for the elderly, the chronically ill, and people with disabilities.

Sep 12, 2017
10 Things I’m Sick of Hearing as a Person With a Disability

Athena Stevens shares her top-10 list of the most outrageous things she commonly hears as a wheelchair user.

Aug 24, 2017
Americans with Disabilities Still Can’t Land Jobs

CBS Market Watch took a detailed look at the complex factors that are contributing to the low employment rate among people with disabilities.

Jul 27, 2017
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.

May 24, 2017
ADA at 25: The Changing Face of Disability

An important summary of the advances brought by the Americans with Disabilities Act by disability rights leader, Marca Bristo.

Aug 24, 2015