Ben Mattlin in his home office
10 Tips For Working From Home
by Ben Mattlin

A funny thing happened on the way to avoiding Covid: More and more people started working from home. For many disabled folks, the only question was, w

Oct 6, 2021
Coping with Covid-19 and SCI

We asked our private Facebook group of more than 4,000 members to tell us how they’re coping during the pandemic. Here are some of their favorite st

Aug 10, 2020
Employers Miss Opportunities for Workers with Disabilities

Most employers often overlook recruiting and training practices that could expand employment opportunities according to a national survey.

Oct 10, 2017
On the Guilty Pleasures of Computer Solitaire: A Defiant Act of Independence – By Ben Mattlin

These words you're reading now are a kind of small miracle. For you see, I can't actually write letters in the conventional sense.

Jul 25, 2017
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
Quiz Answer – It’s an Adaptive Computer Keyboard!

The OrbiTouch Keyless Keyboard is an adapted computer keyboard and mouse that requires no finger or wrist motion to operate.

Jan 24, 2017
BLOG – Expecting The Unexpected After SCI

Answers to the question: "What's been the most unexpected change in your life since your spinal cord injury?"

Nov 10, 2016
Quiz Answer – It’s an adaptive handle for the car!

The HandyBar is an automotive safety tool that offers leverage and support for people making wheelchair transfers in and out of a car.

Oct 11, 2016
Finding Plan B

"Concentrate on things your disability doesn’t prevent you doing well, and don’t regret the things you can't" -- says our blogger, Jeff Shannon.

Sep 9, 2013
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
Disability Resource
Can’t Work Because of a Spinal Cord Injury?

Attorney Dennis Liotta offers an explanation of Social Security disability benefits (SSD) and how to apply for them.

Nov 2, 2011