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. Kenny Salvini talks with other wheelers about how doing life post-SCI requires a special kind of fearlessness tailored for the unique challenges we face.
Mackay has put thousands of miles on his sip-and-puff power chair to raise awareness of the need for accessible trails.
Our meeting was a testament to the power of social media to connect people with similar situations. Though we had never met any of the attendees in person, we weren’t rolling into a group of strangers, but an extended family separated only by distance and length of Facebook friendship.
Two airlines broke Kenny Salvini’s wheelchair over the course of one year, and in doing so they set him on a mission to find out why accessible air travel is so difficult. What he found is a history of failed policy, an industry blinded by money – and a growing voice for change.
Part of Nintendo’s R&D program as a boy, some now call him “the quadfather of tech.
Breaking down the accessibility of the most popular transportation options.
How do you succeed in getting equipment? Connections, politeness and tenacity.