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Life in Action Editor’s Note: Looking Ahead

On the cover of our third issue, back in 2011, we featured a man using an exoskeleton to walk following a spinal cord injury. Inside we told you that as sci-fi as it may have […]

Friends and SCI/D: An Adjustment for All

By Erica Jacques with Alex Ghenis

During my six years as an occupational therapist in a rehab hospital, I witnessed more life-changing events than most people do in a lifetime. When it came to addressing the […]

Access: Morgan’s Wonderland

By Frances J. Folsom

There’s no need to worry about accessibility if you take your kids to Morgan’s Wonderland in San Antonio. Every ride is fully wheelchair accessible.

Morgan Hartman loves her family, music, her dog and […]

Travel: Sweden: Beauty, Equality and Clean Eats

By Deborah Davis

The author had no trouble finding stunning scenic views wherever she rolled in Stockholm.

As the co-owner of inclusive stock photo and travel websites, and with free travel provided through my husband’s […]

Life in Action Editor’s Note: The Power of Friendship

Looking back on all the hours of physical and occupational therapy I went through after being paralyzed and all the other rehab-related things I did to get back to living my life, I can’t think […]

Life in Action Editor’s Note: Transformations

Aside from impacting future legislation and getting a behind-the-scenes glimpse of how our government really works, one of the most rewarding parts of this year’s Roll on Capitol Hill was seeing so many new advocates […]

Meeting the Challenge

Iowa attendees Angie Plager (left) and Jen Wolff brought their positive energy to the awards reception, following a long day of lobbying as part of this year’s Roll on Capitol Hill.

More advocates, more congressional visits […]

The ADA: Where Are We?

James Weisman (right), Judy Heumann and John Wodatch all played key roles in shaping the ADA and enjoyed a chance to catch up at this year’s Roll on Capitol Hill.

James Weisman, United Spinal’s general counsel, […]

Access: Sit Ski Solutions

Candace Cable is a nine-time Paralympian who has won 12 medals. Here she shows off her form while downhill skiing on a mono-ski.

Following the accident that resulted in my SCI, I remember looking out the […]

Wilderness Inquiry: Unforgettable Dog Sledding

About two years ago, I took a dog sled trip in Northern Minnesota near the Canadian border with an organization called Wilderness Inquiry. Based out of Minneapolis, Minn., Wilderness Inquiry is an organization that enables […]