Quadriplegic Mother of Twins – Dani’s Extraordinary Journey
Dani Izzie and her husband, Rudy, insist there's nothing really extraordinary about how they're raising their twin girls.
Jun 30, 2023
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
Counter Balance Presents
Counter Balance VII, a wheelchair dance concert, recently showcased a mixed company of able-bodied dancers with those using wheelchairs.
May 26, 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
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 FacingDisability.com
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 FacingDisability.com'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). FacingDisability.com shows how parents cope.
Sep 8, 2014
For My Mother
A poem by Jennifer Lane-Landolt, written after her mother became quadriplegic at age 44.
Aug 14, 2012
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
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