‘Finding Dory’ Makes Disability Relatable

Finding Dory, the long-awaited Disney/Pixar sequel to Finding Nemo (2003), is swimming its way to the top of the box office.

Jun 29, 2016
Trick or Treat — In a Wheelchair

Everybody loves Halloween and the idea of trick-or-treating – adults included. Children with spinal cord injuries can join in the fun.

Oct 26, 2015
Dr. Lawrence C. Vogel is Co-Editor of a New Book on Pediatric SCI

Children with SCI need specialized care throughout their childhood and teenage years. This is an important new resource for pediatricians.

Oct 1, 2015
Mothers on Wheels

The desire to be a mother is an impulse that begins in childhood for most women. But after spinal cord injury, many women assume it's impossible.

Aug 14, 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
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
Mother and Daughter: How a Devastating Accident Changed their Relationship…for the Better

Arielle was injured at the age of ten, so I have to dig deep to think about how our relationship has changed. She's eighteen now.

May 1, 2012
Ben Mattlin
Learning to Rock AND Roll

In the 1960s and 70s, most kids with disabilities either didn't go to school or were warehoused in separate (read: segregated) institutions.

Mar 19, 2012
children after spinal cord injury
And Baby Makes Three…and Four!

Whether or not they say it out loud: “Will I still be able to have children?” is a common worry for men with new spinal cord injuries.

Oct 11, 2011