Inclusive Recreation

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

Vermonters Tackle Accessible Housing Shortage

September 24, 2021

People think their only options are buying an accessible home or remodeling an existing one. But there's an alternative…a universally accessible tiny home style accommodation that can adapt to you, your home and your property.

The Price Tag on an Accessible Home

September 8, 2021

While accessibility may be priceless, the costs to create a barrier-free living environment are real. What are you looking at for a walk-in tub, wider doors or elevators? Find out here…

Spin Your Wheel with the Ayita Dance Team and the Rollettes!

July 28, 2021

Best double whammy EVER! Houston Abilities Expo goers will be treated to impressive dance performances from not one, but two talented troupes. They are empowering, compelling, motivating and what more…they'll teach you how it's done.

7 Facts that May Make a Pet Right for Your Disability

June 23, 2021

Service fish??? Definitely not. Nevertheless, there is no denying the positive impact that a wide variety of pets can have on their human partners. From facilitating learning ability to addressing mental health issues, our furry (and scaly) friends can make all the difference.

House-Hunting for Accessible Properties: A How-To Guide

June 9, 2021

Since accessible housing accounts for only a small fraction of the housing market, prospective home buyers must equip themselves with all the tools to help in their search for a "home, sweet home"—starting with this helpful how-to.

The Rollettes and Coloplast Announce National Sponsorship to Empower Women Who Roll

June 4, 2021

Buckle up! The world-famous Rollettes will perform their exciting, inclusive dance moves at the 2021 Abilities Expos. Their heart-pumping choreo will be followed by YOU, taking center stage to learn their fun routines.

Harness the Healing Power of Nature

June 1, 2021

Accessible travel expert Ashley Lyn Olson has traversed exotic locales around the globe, but her true fuel is immersing herself in the natural beauty of the U.S. National Parks. Her challenge: Even if you can't travel far, access nature close by to breathe the fresh air and feed your hungry soul.

How to a Handle Emergencies with a Disability (and a Pandemic and a Polar Vortex)

February 10, 2021

Can we all agree that we are officially maxed out on disasters? We've got COVID, widespread power outages and it seems the North Pole has come south for the winter. Whether you are weathering the storm now, or preparing for the next emergency, follow these essential directions!

EP Magazine: A Trusted Resource for Families with Disabilities Celebrates 50 Years

August 8, 2020

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

November 5, 2020

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

July 27, 2020

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

June 1, 2020

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'

April 17, 2020

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

April 8, 2020

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

February 15, 2020

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!

January 23, 2020

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.