05/30/2016 - 8:33am
Trevor Hirschfield drives Canada's wheelchair rugby teamCBC.caNow in a wheelchair, Hirschfield turned to sport again. Duncan Campbell was the key man in this development. The man who helped invent wheelchair rugby in 1976 kept picking up...
05/29/2016 - 10:33pm
SMASHING PLAYER: Wheelchair tennis champ spins around globe to hit topAsahi ShimbunIn 2014, when she was 20, Kamiji became the youngest wheelchair tennis player to win the Grand Slam of tennis in doubles, winning the Australian Open (...
05/29/2016 - 7:23pm
David Weir makes history as he becomes first wheelchair racer to do a mile in less than three minutesTelegraph.co.ukParalympian David Weir has made world history as the first wheelchair racer to complete a mile in under three minutes...
05/28/2016 - 6:00am
Me Before You makes having a disability seem worse than deathThe IndependentA few months ago, a friend and disabled activist posted a blog on his Facebook page lamenting the latest soppy Hollywood film and its stereotypes of...
05/26/2016 - 6:22pm
Me Before You Faces Criticism Over Portrayal of Life With DisabilityTeenVogue.comThe film adaptation of Jojo Moyes's 2012 novel Me Before You, which hits theaters on June 3, is facing criticism over its portrayal of life with a...
05/26/2016 - 5:50pm
Why Some Disability Rights Activists Are Protesting 'Me Before You'SELF“The book is quite painful for me to read because it points to the fact that disability is a life-ending problem rather than something you can not just survive...
05/25/2016 - 6:18pm
Epiomic Epidemiology Series: Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury Forecast in 15 Major Markets 2016-2026PR Newswire (press release)Spinal cord injury is defined as damage to any part of the spinal cord or nerves at the end of the spinal canal, often...
05/25/2016 - 5:40pm
Everybody is trying to better their life somehow, especially when it comes to their career or job. This is what all of us do, especially if you live in the United States. It’s good to have a job that pays you decently, I don’t need to tell...
05/25/2016 - 4:09pm
Power Wheelchair Markets Worth $2.4 Billion by 2022 - Market Shares & Forecasts - Research and MarketsBusiness Wire (press release)Power wheelchair markets at $1.5 billion in 2015 are anticipated to reach $2.4 billion in 2022. Market...
05/23/2016 - 12:35am
Semi-autonomous Corvette hits 152 mph with quadriplegic driverGizmagFor people like Sam Schmidt, autonomous driving technology isn't a luxury - it's a necessity. Schmidt lost movement in his arms and legs after a motorsports accident...