Steve and Heidi-Johnson Wright join us to share their personal journey maintaining a strong and loving relationship when caregiving is part of the equation. The couple have used their experiences to raise awareness and educate the masses on disability issues, notably the lack of access to the built environment.
Category Archives: Living with Disability
On this episode we chat with former US Paralympian Gold Medalist Seth McBride who shares his story about overcoming spinal cord injury and making it to the Paralympic Games, not once but three times! Seth has lived a pretty extraordinary life. As a parent with a disability, wheelchair rugby athlete and editor at New Mobility Magazine, he has a few lessons to share with aspiring athletes who want to perform on the biggest stage or basically anyone who wants live life to the fullest. Check it out!
On this episode we share a truly valuable resource for the disability community! Help Hope Live (HHL) supports community-based fundraising for people with unmet medical expenses and related costs due to cell and organ transplants or catastrophic injuries and illnesses. Our special guests Sonny Mullen, program manager at HHL and Kristen Sachs, HHL brand ambassador share the organization’s success and how individuals in need can take advantage of their one-on-one fundraising support!
On this episode of the United on Wheels podcast, Paul welcomes two amazing moms to the show to discuss the important topic of how to talk to your children about disabilities. Teal Sherer, an actress and advocate for the inclusion of performers with disabilities in the entertainment industry talks about how she navigates being a mom who uses a wheelchair and how she approaches the disability conversation with her 6 year-old son. Kara Ayers, a psychologist. disability advocate, and mom of three shares the importance of honesty and openness when addressing disability and what we can all do to break down the stigma of living with a disability.
On this episode Paul is joined by 3 guests who will provide advice and best practices on how to prepare for and implement a successful disaster recovery plan. Some of you may keep canned goods, MRE’s and some medical supplies. However, for individuals with SCI/D this list also includes care, equipment and so much more. Please listen in so that you will be more adequately prepared to handle a catastrophic disaster.
On this episode, Paul Amadeus Lane is joined by the Quirky Quad, Ali Ingersoll. Listen in as they talk about a wide array of topics, including dating, mindset, medical insurance and much more. You don’t want to miss this very entertaining episode.
Join us for a discussion about race and disability as we continue the conversation from New Mobility’s August Black Lives Matter issue.
Carmen Jones, our Board of Director’s Vice Chair, moderates our panel of members sharing their experiences, hopes for the future and opportunities for allyship.
On this episode of United on Wheels, Paul is joined by “The Seated Nurse,” Andrea Dalzell. Andrea Dalzell was diagnosed with Transverse Myelitis at the age of 5, but that has never stopped her from pursuing and ultimately reaching her personal goal of working as a frontline registered nurse. Listen in as she talks in depth about her journey, struggles, and finally how she achieved her goals.
No matter who you are, where you are, or what you do, there is one undeniable truth upon which we can all agree, that is the power of art! Listen to this episode as Brook McCall speaks with two amazing artists, Reveca Torres and Wes Holloway. Check out these artists and learn how they use the power of art to express themselves.
United Spinal Association Wheelers discuss some common misconceptions around SCI.