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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
“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.

Jun 3, 2016
BLOG – 5 Things I Wish I Had Known

It begins with an accident, an injury, and someone to blame. I fell asleep at the wheel, causing my youngest child's C6-7 spinal cord injury.

May 25, 2016
A Story of Triumph After Setback

Angela, who was recently interviewed for our website, rediscovered a sense of herself she feared was lost after her injury.

May 6, 2016
Keeping and Strengthening Friendships Post-Injury

A spinal cord injury can change friendships — in some cases making them stronger, and in other cases, causing them to end abruptly.

Apr 5, 2016
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