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The iBot is Back. Is the Second Time the Charm?

Twenty years after Dean Kamen revealed his stair-climbing wonder chair on national TV, the iBOT is poised to take center stage again with a new and improved model.

July 2019

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From Wyoming With Love

What started as a simple inquiry about a potential profile developed into a beautiful correspondence between two longtime wheelchair users about life on the ranch.

June 2019

As the head of Airbnb’s push for accessibility and inclusion, Srin Madipalli is overseeing the $35 billion peer-to-peer rental giant’s efforts to make travel more accessible.

The Man Behind Airbnb's Access Push

As the head of Airbnb’s push for accessibility and inclusion, Srin Madipalli is overseeing the $35 billion peer-to-peer rental giant’s efforts to make travel more accessible.

May 2019

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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

Taking Up Space

I traverse the world in a large, clunky, heavy power chair. It’s big, and together we take up a lot of space.

Baja or Bust

Everybody told Kirk Williams he was crazy to drive to Baja California and live and work out of his converted van. Luckily, he didn’t listen.

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Handcycle Heaven

In his basement workshop, Christian Bagg designed an off-road mountain trike that offers functionality and fun unlike anything we’ve seen before.

Hacking a Home

Over the next year, my wife and I will be building a home doing as much as we, our friends and family can on our own.

Dietary Detective

Diet crazes turn over so frequently it’s hard to keep track of their fashionable names, never mind what you’re actually supposed to be putting in your mouth.

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3D Technology in SCI Repair

What if it were possible to replace lost neurons by combining superfast, individual-specific 3D printing with cellular therapy designed to promote axon growth? Turns out that it is possible.

The Price of Progress

Before you slam down the magazine or rage-quit your browser, think back to 1999 and how far adaptive tech has come.

July News

Ali Stroker, Wine on Wheels, Restaurant Reviewer Adds Access Info, Insta Community WAGS — Wives and Girlfriends — of SCI, Jason DaSilva's Follow Up to Award-Winning Documentary.

Wheelchair Confidential

When I first got my dog, he had a lot of energy. I mean A LOT of energy. He required frequent trips to the dog park if I didn’t want him ...