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Nurses on Wheels Fight Back

Despite facing many of the same barriers that wheelchair-using doctors encounter, a growing army of nurses on wheels is fighting the system and advocating for changes that will benefit everyone, with and without disabilities.

April 2019

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Disabled Docs - Healing the Medical Model?

Wheelchair users are making it through medical school and rolling into emergency rooms, operating rooms and private practices with greater frequency.

March 2019

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New Mobility Guide to Online Dating

Rejected. Frustrated. Ghosted. Finding true love online as a wheelchair user can be a lot more complicated than simply swiping left or right

February 2019

Person of the Year

Cory Lee Woodard has become the face of accessible travel, and now he has another honor to add to his growing list: New Mobility’s 2018 Person of the Year.

January 2019

Pushing Beyond Fear

‘Doing Life’

Living a fearless life after a spinal cord injury doesn’t mean living with a lack of fear. In fact, it’s the opposite. It’s having fears and choosing to go forward despite them.

December 2018

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2018-2019 Consumer Guide

Adaptive products and adaptive lifestyles go hand in hand. Our annual Consumer Guide shows you the tech — and the techniques — for living fully on wheels.

November 2018

Other Recent Articles

The Most Accessible Place on Earth

Google tells me that the Los Angeles Convention Center is approximately 30 miles from Disneyland. When I attended L.A.’s recent Abilities Expo, you could have convinced me that I was rolling through Anaheim’s famed theme park.

Googling Stereotypes

I wanted to write about the overly-medicalized stereotypical images of caregiving a lot of people carry around in their heads, so I entered the word “caregiver” into a search engine and then clicked images.

Debunking the Shoulder Blow-Out Myth

When asked if it’s inevitable that a manual wheelchair user with an active lifestyle will blow out their shoulders, ADAPT Training Vice President Jerod Warf says absolutely not.

Fierce, Centered Self-Care

Millie Gonzalez says it took her a while to choose “#LiveFiercely: Take Control of Your Life Through Self-Care.” as her winning Ms. Wheelchair New Jersey 2019 platform.

Wheelchair Confidential

Before retirement, I was a college professor and did brain research. One night, to treat my research team, I ordered pizza and since my lab was tricky to locate, gave instructions for the driver ...