Dave Lupton, better known as Crippen or Sox, is a very famous disabled cartoonist in the UK.

As a matter of fact, he has been commissioned by many television companies such as the BBC, and Channel 4, but also by numerous mainstream newspapers such as the Guardian and the Yorkshire Evening Post.

Since Crippen is on a wheelchair for many years now, he is very much attached to disability and...

Travelling can be a better experience for wheelchair users with the support of a mobile phone app that displays where and what the accessible locations are. The following list provides a description of websites and mobile phone apps which display and categorize accessible spots around the world.

AXS map

Momentarily, the website and app AXS map is available in English only. Nevertheless,...

Experiences by pregnant women with spinal cord injury

Humans of New York is a project born in 2010 by the photographer Brandon Stanton. His main purpose is to tell stories – snapshots of individuals' lives – no matter their characteristics: there are stories of women, men, elderly people, kids, foreign or locals, disabled or abled-bodied individuals, heterosexual or homosexual, etc. etc.
Probably this is a way to highlight that every story is...

In a country of 45 million people, it is estimated that 3.5 million people in Tanzania live with a disability. People with disabilities are often among the poorest and most marginalized in society. Disability can have a significant impact upon the quality of a child's education. The WHO estimates that, in 51 countries, only 51% of boys and 42% of girls with disabilities will complete their...

Comparing two surgical procedures used to restore a functional grasping movement

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I would like to share with you an article from the Russian forum invatravel.ru devoted to a trip to Salzburg, Gosau, Hallstatt, Bad Ischl, Vorderstoder, and Linz (Austria). This article was translated from Russian to English with the permission of the author and traveller Svetlana Nigmatullina.

Perhaps every traveler has his/her own Austria. For some, Austria is "woven" from...

Authors of summary: Teresa Brinkel and Christine Fekete (Swiss Paraplegic Research)

Original article: Fekete C, Weyers S, Siegrist J, Michel G, Gemperli A. Poor nutrition and substance use in a Swiss cohort of adults with spinal cord injury. Journal of Public Health. 2015;23(1):25-35.
 

In comparison with the general population, people with spinal cord injury (SCI) consume...

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I would like to share with you an article written by a wheelchair traveler sharing his travel experience to Port Aventura Park, Aquatic Park and Tarragona. This article was originally published on the Russian forum invatravel.ru and is translated from Russian to English with the permission of the author.

Port Aventura

Port Aventura is the 6th largest theme park in Europe....