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The ADA at 30

We’re celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act by looking back, looking forward and examining where we sit today.

Spotlight on Vent Users

Vent Life

Ventilators have come a long way since the invention of the iron lung almost 100 years ago. We check in with people who use vents to see what their active lifestyles look like today and how COVID-19 is impacting them.

Life in the Time of COVID-19

COVID-19 has affected all of our lives in more ways than we are even aware of yet. To help make sense of the all-too-confusing present, we’ve assembled a snapshot of the post-COVID world we are living in.

May 2020

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Social Media Influencers

A growing number of disabled influencers are shaping many of the online discussions around disability in ways never seen before. Learn why they chose this path, how they built their followings and what life is like on the other side of the screen.

April 2020


Sports Chairs Come of Age

We take a look at the current crop of specialized sports chairs, the sports they’re designed for and the players who use them.

March 2020

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Sex, Wheels & Relationships

Rediscovering your sexuality after a spinal cord injury can be difficult. This year’s Sex, Wheels & Relationships issue focuses on getting your groove back after SCI and keeping it going strong.

February 2020


Person of the Year: Karen Braitmayer

Architect, businesswoman and policy-shaper, her impact earned her the American Institute of Architects 2019 Whitney M. Young Award for Social Responsibility. For these reasons and many more, we are honored to present Braitmayer as our 2019 Person of the Year.

January 2020


Thinking if I wanted plants, it would be just one more thing I would need to ask a caregiver to assist me with. Surely, gardening was not for quadriplegics.

Mind Over Machine

One of the end goals of brain computer interface research is to figure out how to make the robot feel like an extension of the body.

Other Recent Articles

The ADA Enforcers

Steve Wright introduces us to people whose job it is to ensure the ADA works for everyone with a disability, whether they live in the country, our biggest city or somewhere in between.

Taking the ADA on the Chin

It would be great if the governor or president would send in troops to confiscate the chin-high tables, take them out in the alley and chop them into pieces, like how they used to smash barrels of beer during prohibition.

An Ugly But Positive Legacy

On the list of “terrible things about flying as a wheelchair user,” being referred to as “an ADA” by inconsiderate airline staff probably ranks somewhere between having your wheelchair damaged ...