Literature and Film
Disability Themes Run Strong in Anime and Manga
Anime and manga aficionado Tony Stephens of Hyper-Urban Arts examines the synergy between disability and hero powers in this celebrated pop culture genre.
Celebrated Author Says Life is Not Always a Valley of Tears
No stranger to adversity, Pascuala Herrera shares the hard-earned wisdoms that her life a disabled, Latina immigrant has taught her in three compelling books.
AllTrails App Expands Accessibility Info for Hiking Trails
Popular outdoor recreation platform AllTrails has enhanced their site to include accessibility data for 5,000 hiking trails and counting! In addition, the app includes detailed reviews and photos curated by nature lovers like you.
EP Magazine: A Trusted Resource for Families with Disabilities Celebrates 50 Years
Regardless of the circumstances that has led an individual to experience disordered eating, there is a way forward to a healthy relationship with food. If you or a loved one can't see the light at the end of the tunnel, read on.
Planning Accessible Holiday Activities During Coronavirus
Thanks to the coronavirus—that guest that just won't leave (take a hint, Rona!)—your holidays may look a bit different than in years past. But with technology, your creative mind and these suggestions, the season can be just as special!
Go Outside and Play: Accessible Activities from a Social Distance
The Great COVID-inspired Cabin Fever of 2020 is no joke. The cure? Socially distant fresh air. Here are a few fun, accessible activities to enjoy outside.
How to Shop your Closet during a Pandemic
Just because you're not going anywhere doesn't mean you can't look good! Don't overlook the wonders of your own wardrobe in selecting your Coronavirus Couture.
Lourdes Mack Joins Cast of 'Disney Family Singalong'
She's an actor, an athlete, a musician and, as the world saw last week on Disney's hit TV special, she's a talented wheelchair dancer. Meet the irrepressible Lourdes Mack.
Stuff to do When Cooped Up with COVID
The world was rocked this week with the sad news of the passing Paralympian and Guinness record holder Angela Madsen. She died halfway through her solo ocean row from California to Hawaii.
Going Places with Donna On The Go
If you haven’t been watching the web series about the funny exploits of Donna Russo, grab some popcorn and get ready to binge. Donna’s tongue-in-cheek approach to her daily challenges has captured a worldwide audience.
Dating with a Disability: Yes, it’s possible!
Dating can be a risky proposition regardless of the boxes you are checking. Girls Chronically Rock’s Keisha Greaves takes a no-holds-barred look at her hopes, anxieties, challenges and blessings as she throws her hat in the dating ring.
Resources Abound When You Get Connected with Your SCI Community
Whether you are newly injured, or a veteran member of the disability community, organizations like Triumph Foundation and Spinal Network are determined to help you succeed through social opportunities, employment resources and even equipment grants.
Deck the Halls with the Rollettes Holiday Giveaway Contest!
If you aren’t feeling the holiday cheer, you will when you see what the Rollettes have in store for you for the season! It’s how they roll!
Just Like its Stars, ‘Take A Look At This Heart’ Overcomes Challenges
This groundbreaking film will not be silenced! Follow the documentary’s own rough road through thieving distributors to its final successful rerelease, empowering the disability community with its message of resilience and unconditional love.
Get Winter-Ready with Tips from Cold-Weather Expert Chris Collin
‘Tis the season to enjoy the nature’s snow-covered beauty and the fun of winter adaptive sports, but only if you are prepared! Read on for important advice from sit-skier Chris Collin.
Pics Are In. It Happened!
From the ski slopes to sandy beaches, wheelers nationwide know no bounds and have chronicled their exploits for the Wheels Up! photo contest. Here are the winning shots.
Nation’s First Integrated Dance Company Needs Dancers with Disabilities
What if you could pursue your passion for dance, see the world and get paid? The Dancing Wheels Company is seeking a talented wheelchair dancer to do just that!
Adaptive Fashion is the New Couture
It’s like a collective lightbulb went off and more and more brands have shifted their focus to creating fashion options for people with disabilities. Girls Chronically Rock’s Keisha Greaves weighs in.
Boston Marathon Survivor to Sign Bestseller at Abilities Expo
Sixteen lost limbs after that infamous day. Two will join us at the Boston Expo to share their stories of how they moved forward and are having the time of their lives.
Attention Shutterbugs: Enter your Pics in the Wheels UP! 2019 Photo Contest
Do you have a favorite photo of yourself living your adventures? It's time to share it with the world!
Find your Passion and Center in Accessible Yoga
The essence of yoga is not a perfect downward facing dog, or any other pose. What makes yoga so powerful is that it is the calming of the movement of the mind then, with the help of props and adaptations, whatever movement the yogi is capable of can follow.
Forecast Hopeful for Romance with a Disability in a 'Chance for Rain'
Author Tricia Downing speaks from experience through her heroine as she tackles life and love post spinal cord injury in this highly recommended novel.
Universal Design in the Office Makes Business Sense
Is your office space enabling your current and future employees of all abilities to be successful, thereby making your business more competitive? Review these helpful tips to make your company more accessible.
Easter Seals' No Barriers Attitude Forges a More Accessible Canada
Determined to create a more inclusive society, Easter Seals programs run summer camps, provide financial support, help wheelchair users rappell down skyscrapers and more.
Pack Your Bags! Next Stop: Accessible Spring Break
Racking your brain for an accessible destination worthy of your vacation time? Have we got some options for you!
Donna On The Go Submitted For 8 Emmy Nominations
This Emmy-considered web series about the adventures of Donna Russo examines the real, daily challenges of people with disabilities through a comedic lens.
Meet the Startup that is Making the Great Outdoors Accessible for All
Buckle up for the story of how a whirlwind trip became Wheel the World, a community that is changing how people with disabilities travel.