He Admired Her ‘Grit and Grace.’ She Was Struck by His Kindness.

Ms. Scalesse and Mr. Nguyen were married June 2 at Rule of Thirds, a Japanese restaurant and event space in Brooklyn, in front of 181 guests.

Sep 5, 2023
Amy Kenny
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
Britney Spears Guardianship is a Disability Rights Case
By Ben Mattlin

Last month, pop star Britney Spears went to court to protest the guardianship she’d been under since 2008. She told a judge in Los Angeles that

Jul 27, 2021
Ready For Download —- Introducing our New Video Series
Introducing Our New Video Series

Nobody knows what you’re going through like someone who’s already been there. They know…they’ve lived it.

Sep 8, 2019
James, injured in 1973 at age 24, quadriplegic

You’ve probably heard of the Shepherd Center in Atlanta if you’ve been living with spinal cord injury for a while.

Nov 13, 2017
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
Parents on Call – a reprint in honor of Father’s Day

A thoughtful, provocative and honest reflection on his father by Jeff Shannon, a veteran writer and frequent contributor to

Jun 15, 2015
Jumping is Nice — But Think Twice

As summer approaches, parents worry about trampoline injuries. Their worries are justified.

May 18, 2015
Sex, Women and SCI

An article by's Executive Producer, Stephanie Lollino, takes a new look at the subject of women and sex after spinal cord injury.

Feb 13, 2015
FacingDisability Featured in Exceptional Parent Magazine

Parents need all the support they can find concerning children with a spinal cord injury (SCI). shows how parents cope.

Sep 8, 2014
Adventures In Caregiving – Part One

Caregivers – can’t live with ‘em, can’t live without ‘em. Disability rights writer, Jeff Shannon, dives into the thorny issue of caregiving

Sep 26, 2013