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“Forever a Champion” Tells a Compelling Story
By Thea Flaum

Meet Claire Connon, a charming, sunny, stubbornly confident English wheelchair racer who, at the age of 33, has triumphantly conquered the twin nightm

Aug 17, 2021
Stay Safe in Hot Weather: The SCI Guide
by Stephanie Lollino

The extreme heat we are experiencing is creating headlines. It seems as though the temperature hits new highs every day.  It’s uncomfortable fo

Jul 6, 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
Fighting COVID Loneliness from a Wheelchair
By Stephanie Lollino

A world pandemic may have cramped your style – keeping you from your usual activities and seeing co-workers and friends.

Jun 7, 2020
Disability and Disease Aren’t Interchangeable

Not long ago, I was hired to do a sensitivity reading of a book manuscript, a guide for young adults about how people live with disabilities.

Mar 5, 2020
“NOT ALL CRIPS ARE CREEPS” by BEN MATTLIN

The esteemed Public Radio host John Hockenberry and world-famous artist Chuck Close were both accused of sexual improprieties.

Jan 11, 2018
Technology has changed our world, but hasn’t done enough for people with disabilities

That quest for mobility has been with me my entire adult life.

Nov 23, 2017
Uber Me to My Airbnb? For Wheelchair Users, Not So Fast

Whenever I hear someone mention Airbnb, I cringe — on the inside, at least.

Nov 22, 2017
Self-Driving Car Tech Can Help Another Form of Transport: Wheelchairs

This innovation can change millions of lives today without introducing a single car to the road. Think: self-driving wheelchairs.

Nov 20, 2017
Airbnb acquires Accomable to offer home rentals for travelers with disabilities

Airbnb acquired startup Accomable to expand home-renting opportunities for people with disabilities.

Nov 17, 2017
Google’s new plan to create more accessible offices

A holistic approach to universal design wants to make the workspace better for all.

Nov 7, 2017
Madison opens its first playground accessible to children with disabilities

The playground includes intellectually stimulating puzzles, an accessible merry-go-round and a smooth rubber surface around the play equipment.

Oct 31, 2017
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