Unstoppable: Paralyzed Woman Pursuing Master’s Degree While in Veteran’s Hospital
Ashley Williams is a retired US Air Force veteran whose life took an unexpected turn after a spinal cord injury resulted in quadriplegia.
Aug 1, 2023
New Stem Cell Treatment for Paralysis
Shows Early Promise
The search for a stem cell treatment has long been the big hope – a kind of “holy grail” –for spinal cord injury research projects. It jus
Apr 7, 2021
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
Mar 3, 2021
“Quadriplegia” or “Tetraplegia”
Actually, there isn’t any difference in meaning. Both words apply to paralysis of all four limbs. And both terms are used interchangeably.
Oct 2, 2019
To Hell and Back: Disability Wisdom
By Ben Mattlin
In the first few days of this year, I was rushed to the emergency room. "We need help," I'd gasped to my wife before she dialed 911.
Apr 4, 2018
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.
Oct 20, 2017
Things That Don’t Work When You Are Paralyzed…Besides the Obvious
Alicia Regan outlines the common misconceptions people have about bodily function after paralysis in her blog, This Enabled Life.
Sep 6, 2017
Meet The Woman Trying To Get Disabled Mannequins Into The Windows Of Britain’s Biggest Shops
Sophie Morgan, a British model, artist and TV presenter, is on a mission to change the way the world perceives disability
Aug 31, 2017
Fashion for all abilities
Shopping for and choosing clothes is challenging enough, but for people with some forms of disability it’s even harder.
Aug 18, 2017
Paralyzed Former Race Car Driver Takes Jay Leno on a Thrill Ride
Former professional racecar driver, Sam Schmidt took Jay Leno on a spin on a Nevada racetrack in his 2016 fully adapted Z06 Corvette.
Aug 3, 2017
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
May 9, 2017
BLOG – Special Treatment for Women with SCI
Only 20 percent of all spinal cord injuries happen to women. As a result, most treatments are designed for men.
Feb 1, 2017