How HBO’s Game of Thrones Proves That a Disability is Not Everything

While many television programs depict a cast of characters that exhibit near-perfect physiques, stunning looks, and the charisma to match, it’s not so common to find a good show with characters who may be less than physically perfect. This is where HBO’s hit series, Game of Thrones shines. It dissolves the pop culture norms that…

5 Amazing Athletes Who Compete With a Disability

Each and every day, we are inspired by athletes who compete at the professional level. While we admire every professional competitor, we are especially impressed by the amazing athletes who compete with disabilities. We’ve gathered up a list of five such athletes to give you a daily dose of inspiration, check them out below! Oscar…

5 Influential People Who Live with a Physical Disability

1: Stephen Hawking This is a name I’m sure many people have heard of. This renowned doctor of general relativity and quantum gravity has been in the spotlight for around 50 years, and has made enormous leaps in math, science, and physics. He has studied and taught in many of the world’s most prestigious universities,…

6 Disabled Superheroes Who Rise Above Their Disability

If you could have one superpower, what would it be? To fly? Be invisible? Superhuman strength? Although (SPOILER) superpowers aren’t real, they sure are fun to think about. That’s why many of today’s superhero movies are some of the world’s biggest blockbusters. It’s hard not to sit back and think, “Wow! What if I had…

Disabled by Dodgeball: Life Lessons from the Front Lines

This blog post is a contribution from Kindra French, owner of 101 Mobility San Diego. In this post, the author details the lessons she learned from her time spent with a temporary disability as the result of a dodgeball injury. It’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt. The stakes were high in round eight…

10 Clever Halloween Costumes for Wheelchair Users

Halloween – the time for pumpkins and witches, costumes and trick-or-treating. For one day, we get a free pass to dress up and be whoever we want. However, wheelchair-users are familiar with the difficulty of trying to incorporate their devices into their costumes. We love seeing costumes that not only include wheelchairs, but actually embrace…

InclusionWorks: Exploring 2016’s NDEAM Theme

October is National Disability Awareness Month (NDEAM), and this year’s theme is InclusionWorks. This theme is more than just its catchy name – it is a poignant statement made in just two words. Inclusive employment practices work because they have immense benefits to companies, employees, and communities alike.   InclusionWorks: Why? Larger Talent Pools –…

The Paralympics: More than Just Games

With the 2016 Rio Paralympics now in full swing, it is important to take a look at the greater picture. The Paralympic Games have come a long way since their inception, and continue to grow each and every year with the Rio Paralympics marking the largest athlete turnout to date. To all who are touched by…

How-To: Yoga Poses from Your Wheelchair Part 2

September is National Yoga Month! If you’ve been meaning to perfect your poses or are interested in starting a practice, now is a great time to do so! To help get you started, we’ve rounded up four more of the best sequences that can be done from a seat or wheelchair – no prior experience necessary! (To…

5 Seated Exercises (With Videos)

We’ve all heard the benefits of exercise, from increased strength and weight loss to elevated mood, reduced risk of heart disease, and beyond. However, for many of us it is not as simple as going for a walk or bike ride. When dealing with a leg injury, knee pain, spinal cord injury, or other physical condition, the…