Judy Heumann, a lifelong disability rights activist, author, and public speaker has died.
Latest COVID-19 Vaccine Information for People With Disabilities
by Stephanie Lollino
Editor’s Note: As the temperature across the country increases, so does the availability of all three types of the COVID-19 vaccine. People with spi
Headlines shout: “Paralyzed People Walk Again!”
But what’s the whole story?
By Thea Flaum
I get angry every time I read a newspaper headline or see a TV news feature that shouts about an “end to paralysis” and a “miraculous recovery!"
The Athlete in Me Won’t Stop
My sports-toned and -nurtured legs hadn’t responded to rehab the way they’d been expected to because they couldn’t.
FacingDisability.com Unveils Redesigned Website
After 19 months in development, FacingDisability.com is proud and relieved to announce that we have just reinvented our website. It has a cleaner
“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.
Indiana Woman with Quadriplegia Gives Birth
Being a parent is tough. Being a mother who can’t move her arms and legs seems insurmountable.
Actor Uses Exoskeleton Onstage
Michael Patrick Thornton is getting rave reviews for his performance as Shakespeare's Richard III while wearing an exoskeleton.
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.
Paralyzed Vet Walks Again
R.J. Anderson, injured in 2012 in an accident that left him with quadriplegia, walked out the door of a hospital with the help of an exoskeleton.
Understanding Spinal Cord Injury
An important new factsheet offers a basic understanding of the functions of the spinal cord and how they might change after injury.
Paralyzed Man Regains Some Use of Legs
A paralyzed man in Poland is moving again due to a pioneering treatment involving the growth of new nerve pathways in his spinal cord.