General News

“In 2 Essay Collections, Writers with Disabilities Tell Their Own Stories”

This book review provides the details of a recently published collection of essays, About Us: Essays from the Disability Series of the New York Times, edited by Peter Catapano and Rosemarie Garland-Thomson, and compares it to a similar collection of essays released last year, entitled Resistance and Hope: Essays by Disabled People.

“How Hollywood Is Working to Improve Representation of People with Disabilities”

This article discusses the current progress with regard to improved representation of persons with disabilities in the entertainment industry, as well as the obstacles to increasing diversity in film and television. 

“New Mobility Magazine Identifies 17 Big Ideas that Could Change the World for Wheelchair Users”

As part of National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month, the September issue of United Spinal Association’s monthly publication New Mobility identifies the 17 biggest issues affecting wheelchair users today. 

“I’m Exceptional – and I Have Research to Thank for It”

For National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month, National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC) director Mark Odum reflects on his own injury, and on what it means to live beyond expectations.