Why is “play” just the purview of children? Who says that all of the wonderful benefits that the action of playing provides the kiddos—like promoting social interaction, creativity, problem solving, self-esteem, positivity, relationship building and so on—aren’t just as important for adults? Frivolity, enjoyment and escape are as vital as they are easy to dismiss. more
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.
Don't be bored, be engaged. Learn something new. Zoom a friend…or twenty. And here are a few more ideas we think you just might love to do while sheltering in place.
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 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.
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.
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!
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.
‘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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Do you have a favorite photo of yourself living your adventures? It's time to share it with the world!
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.
Author Tricia Downing speaks from experience through her heroine as she tackles life and love post spinal cord injury in this highly recommended novel.
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.
Determined to create a more inclusive society, Easter Seals programs run summer camps, provide financial support, help wheelchair users rappell down skyscrapers and more.
Racking your brain for an accessible destination worthy of your vacation time? Have we got some options for you!
This Emmy-considered web series about the adventures of Donna Russo examines the real, daily challenges of people with disabilities through a comedic lens.
Buckle up for the story of how a whirlwind trip became Wheel the World, a community that is changing how people with disabilities travel.
Though it started as a coping mechanism for OCD, Riia Talve's brilliant artwork became her way to communicate her mental illness to the world.
What is your plan for the new year? If better health and wellness tops your 2019 to-do's, enjoy these tips on how to best make that happen!
We're ready for our close-up! A scaled-down recreation of Abilities Expo was recently featured on the set of the hit sitcom Speechless. Hear from "exhibitors" about the unique, fun experience!
Just how accessible is Northern California's great outdoors? Now you can find out the specific access details of a locale to ensure that it matches your needs before you get there!
The season is upon us and the Rollettes have some great ideas for adding a bit of flare to your holiday!
AbleThrive features the creativity and ingenuity of people with disabilities through homegrown videos of how-to's and life hacks from the community.
Bust out your cameras (or camera apps) for SPORTS 'N SPOKES annual photo contest! We can't wait to see how you are living your adventures!