Queen of the Geeks

As the deputy editor for one of the web’s leading geek culture sites, Jill Pantozzi is uniquely positioned to influence the mainstream discourse about comics, sci-fi, fantasy and more.

December 2019

2020 disability products 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.

UNTANGLING SPINAL CORD COMPLICATIONS

Untangling Spinal Cord Complications

No one wants to worry about losing more function or suffering from increased pain, but scar tissue and cysts in and on the spinal cord can cause just that for a small percentage of people with SCI.

October 2019

The Big Ideas Issue

We asked thought leaders in technology, transportation, culture, community and function research: What are the Big Ideas on how to make the world better for wheelchair users? Here’s what they said.

September 2019

The Inspiration Conundrum

Living life with a disability almost inevitably involves a delicate, and often frustrating, dance with the rest of society’s (mis)conceptions of inspiration.

August 2019

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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

The Half-Roll

The story of my kayaking catastrophe all started years ago when we were at the end of winter and quickly approaching summer.

  • Ian Ruder

It’s Not SCI, It’s HBO

While Any One of Us is not without its strengths, I couldn’t help but roll away feeling like it had missed an opportunity.

Other Recent Articles

Should I Report My Urologist to a Licensing Board?

I fear my new urologist may be a ‘maintenance alcoholic.’ I’m torn between staying with this doctor and not saying anything, looking for a different urologist, or maybe even reporting him to the state medical licensing board.

Better Living Through Vitamins

Mary Twohey loved helping people as part of her job at an independent living center but says she couldn’t turn down the opportunity to become a partner of the vitamin company.

Vulnerability Catch 22

To be vulnerable is to be human, so to pretend that you’re not vulnerable is to pretend to be superhuman. And I hate that superhuman cripple stereotype.

Wheelchair Confidential

I agreed to get back out on the water with friends last summer on a hot September day. It was good, but I was stuck in one place since the boat was not made for a wheelchair...