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New Mobility Magazine

See the latest articles on topics related to someone using a wheelchair. 

April 2021

Features

Take Back the Outdoors

There's more than one way to enjoy nature, and we have you covered no matter your preferences. Check out the accessible alternatives for the more adventurous, and glamping destinations for those who want to enjoy nature without the hassle. 

News

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Zen and the Art of Adaptive Surfing

Adaptive surfing stories from recreational and elite athletes with various levels of function.

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Mastering the Work-Home Balance

How are we balancing personal and professional lives? Are there unique obstacles — or benefits — for our community?

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Accessibility Services Works Behind the Scenes to Bring America into the 21st Century

United Spinal’s Accessibility Services helps make the built environment more accessible.

Columns

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Success Stories From the Job Hunt

Two success stories showing that while the process might not always be fun, it’s worth it.

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Disability Resource Connector Matthew Berwick

Matthew Berwick was shown what was possible by other members of the SCI community and now pays it forward.

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Pushing Through During the Pandemic

I asked my wife what grade she would give me on my attitude and approach to dealing with the pandemic. She said C-.

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First-Ever Virtual Roll on Capitol Hill

United Spinal is excited to work with you to elevate the voices of the SCI/D community and advocate for policies that empower it.

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Volunteers Are Needed for New SCI Study

Researchers are studying social connections and loneliness.

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Faster, Lighter, Smarter — Alber Releases M25 Power Assist Wheels

Upgrades include a power boost and a 6 lb. weight reduction

Blogs

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7 top TikTok influencers who use wheelchairs

Check out these seven TikTok influencers who use wheelchairs.

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Disability, Intimacy and Religion are Examined in “Breaking the Waves” Opera

The opera "Breaking Waves" is one of three written in the past century dealing with disability.

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The Paralympics Finally Go Primetime on NBC

The Paralympics are finally getting some of the TV coverage they deserve.

Other Recent Articles

Accessible Outdoor Adventures For All

There’s more than one way to enjoy nature, and our writers have you covered no matter your preferences. Matt Tilford offers a number of accessible alternatives for the more adventurous.

Pandemic Habits

Pre-pandemic Ian rocked fresh kicks and a clean haircut. Pandemic Ian has worn out two beanies and is currently on his second groutfit.

Please Remain Seated: Hold the Elevator

"Is this your thing? You help poor bastards who just broke their backs?" "What can I say, I like helping people."

Ramped Up Tree House

Nestled in America’s largest National Scenic Area, about an hour from Portland, Oregon, is a wheelchair accessible treehouse that offers guests a unique way to enjoy nature.

NM Live: Ali Stroker

NM LIVE with Teal Sherer. April’s Guest: Tony Award winner Ali Stroker

Do Life

Lying alone on an operating room gurney while waiting for emergency surgery is probably not [...]