There’s more to independence than simply being able to do everything for yourself. What are the components of independence as a quad, and how do you learn to balance them to live your life to the fullest?
Now that so many people have access to smart phones with decent cameras built in, the art of photography is approachable as never before. Seth McBride talks with four quadriplegic photographers about how they got started, what equipment they graduated to, and which adaptations and tricks of the trade work for them.
Breaking your neck or your back might not seem like something to celebrate, but every day people all across the world with spinal cord injuries do just that. Tim Gilmer talks with 10 wheelers to try to understand the motivation and what people get out of this seemingly odd tradition.
Our reporters share ways to make the accessible home of your dreams more of a reality.
Summer is finally here, and we’ve got great recreation ideas for everyone. Whether you’re looking to break a sweat, get back to nature, or simply chill and catch some rays, Bob Vogel has you covered with kayaking, sailing, hiking, camping, handcycling and more.
You may have never heard of Rory Cooper, but if you use a wheelchair or have a disability, there is a good chance you have used or benefitted from a product or invention he has been involved with.
From our nation’s capital to the sunny beaches of California, the United States of America is packed with scenic and historic destinations suited to every whim you can imagine. This month we make our way from coast to coast, exploring five unique, accessible, affordable places you’ll want to visit on your next vacation.
From the runways of Los Angeles and Moscow to department stores and online shopping, adaptive fashion is moving out of designers’ basements and into the spotlight.
This article is about sex and women’s pleasure. And not for the purpose of making babies or pleasing male counterparts. Just plain sex.
A fictional quad acts on his pre-planned suicide even after finding the love of his life. Two real-life disabled girls — one 5 and the other 14 — choose to die with the blessing of family members. Responding bravely, disability advocates battled widespread ignorance, melodrama and misinformation, telling the truth about living with a disability in an attempt to save lives. For their dedication, courage and persistence, NM is proud to honor them as People of the Year.