Britney Spears Guardianship is a Disability Rights Case
By Ben Mattlin

Last month, pop star Britney Spears went to court to protest the guardianship she’d been under since 2008. She told a judge in Los Angeles that

Jul 27, 2021

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

Jan 11, 2018
A Wheel in Two Worlds – an article by Ben Mattlin

By Ben Mattlin My hands were in a cold sweat as I entered my wife’s third-grade classroom at a small private school in the San Fernando Valley.

May 24, 2017
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
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
Sex After Spinal Cord Injury

A recent update to Wikipedia’s entry on “Sexual Function After Spinal Cord Injury” has created a valuable online resource on the subject.

Oct 22, 2015
Ben Mattlin
Learning to Rock AND Roll

In the 1960s and 70s, most kids with disabilities either didn't go to school or were warehoused in separate (read: segregated) institutions.

Mar 19, 2012
Bride and Groom
Spinal Cord Injury: A Wife’s Perspective

Two years ago, I married the man with the prettiest blue eyes I could find. He’s smart. He’s funny. He’s sweet. He’s handsome. And he gets me.

Jan 23, 2012
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The SCI Sisterhood

We are excited to share a guest blog post, written by a member of the Well Spouse™ Association spinal cord injury community.  Like FacingDisability

Dec 1, 2011
children after spinal cord injury
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