Abilities Expo: a community for people with disabilities, their families, and caregivers

For the cities like Houston, Texas, who are lucky enough to host an Abilities Expo, the disability community eagerly awaits this annual event. It’s like a family reunion! Disability comes in many forms; some people are born with them, and some acquire them later in life, but we must all learn to thrive with them […]

Choosing the Right Intermittent Catheter Supplier

Shopping for an intermittent catheter supplier is not like shopping for everyday toiletries. Catheters are specific to your prescription and lifestyle needs. That’s why it’s essential to work with a catheter supplier that understands your needs and is willing to go the extra mile to work with your insurance to get the catheter that best works for you.   Why is intermittent catheterization needed? […]

Why it is More Convenient to Reorder Catheter and Ostomy Supplies Through an App

Editor's Note: This article is based on a review of Comfort Medical’s mobile app, which is offered to customers for easy access to their account profile and reordering medical supplies. Let’s face it, apps have reshaped how we get day-to-day tasks done. Our devices are constantly revolutionizing and streamlining the way we complete activities. Whether […]

Three Women with Mobility Challenges Share their Experiences with Motherhood:: Meet Ovi

Editor's Note: This series features a panel of women with various disabilities and mobility challenges who share their personal experiences with motherhood, and resources that other women can use to overcome and cope with those challenges. Three women with mobility challenges share their experiences with motherhood For many women, the privilege of being a mother […]

Wheeling around the World with Susie Twydell

Editor’s Note: Based in England, Susie Twydell, an avid traveler and wheelchair user since 2012, came up with the idea to start a website aggregating accessible travel information from all over the internet. Her site, wheelchairworld.org, was born in 2015. Before and After My Diagnosis My name is Susie Twydell. I am 39 years old, […]

Connecting with a Peer Support Group in Your Community

It takes time to adjust to using a wheelchair, no matter why you're using one.  Having a friend who has already rolled a mile in your shoes can help make the journey a little smoother.  That's why Wheel:Life encourages all of our readers to get involved in a peer support group in their local community. According to the National Spinal […]

Flying the Friendly Skies: Delta’s Effort to Accommodate Travelers With Disabilities

While much has been said in the past about the wrongs and woes that travelers experience while flying, very little is shared in a public forum about the steps that commercial airlines are taking to improve accessibility for their customers with disabilities.  Perhaps it’s easier to focus on the negative, especially during the frustrations that can […]

Children’s Books Take on Disabilities

As a parent of a disabled child, or a person with physical challenges, you might be amazed at the differences between kids and adults in terms of accepting disabilities. For the most part, children want to learn about disabilities, and they often are willing to focus on the individual’s abilities instead of their limitations. Kids love […]

SPORTS 'N SPOKES: Leading the Charge Into Wheelchair Sports

Since its inception in 1975, SPORTS 'N SPOKES magazine has served as the "Sports Illustrated" for the wheelchair community. Currently distributed to 43 countries worldwide, SPORTS 'N SPOKES says, “Our readers come from all walks of life all having one thing in common: determination!” Readers find ample resources on the magazine's pages and website, such as pictures, […]

Professional Golfer Heather Drew Defies Odds Against Multiple Sclerosis

Editor's Note: With this week being MS Awareness Week, we wanted to share the story of a professional athlete who is overcoming the symptoms and stigma of Multiple Sclerosis in her everyday life.  Please join us in celebrating Heather Drew's achievements! The game of golf has played a very important role in my life since […]

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