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Election 2012

A Vote United

2012 Presidential Candidates Selected But Disability Platforms Still Unclear

The Mobility Project spoke to Paul Tobin, of the United Spinal Association, to get a nonpartisan perspective of where the presidential candidates stand on issues important to the community of people with disabilities.

United Kingdom flag on track

Let the Games Begin!

TheMobilityProject.com’s Guide to the London 2012 Paralympic Games

More than 200 athletes from the United States will compete.

Hunter Harrison uses iPad

Is the iPad the Newest AAC Device?

Schools in Kentucky are using the iPad to help children with communication disabilities speak.

Illinois High School Athletes With Disabilities Get Expanded Opportunities This School Year

After convening an ad-hoc committee of school administrators, the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) has decided to launch a state finals pilot program for student athletes with disabilities for the 2012-2013 school year.

Ohio Approves Wheelchair Track and Field Events

Ohio high school wheelchair athletes now have eight championship finals of in track and field.

Team USA Announces Tennis Team for Paralympics

Nine players have been selected to represent the United States in tennis at the 2012 Paralympic Games in London

I Am Able playground

Adaptive Playground Opens in Wyomissing, Pa., July 7

IM ABLE Foundation’s first Get Up and Move Day kicks off at Opportunity House from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 7.

Cristina Abreut

Growing Up With Cerebral Palsy

Cristina and Mark Share Stories and Advice From Their Childhoods

Two successful adults with cerebral palsy share their childhood memories.

Vitamin D May Have Role in Mobility Disabilities

Vitamin D, that little nutrient found in milk and developed by exposure to the sun, might be key to preventing mobility impairments, according to new research from Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

Child on handcycle

Tour de Force

Popularity of Handcycling Takes Adaptive Sports by Storm

Experts discuss how to get started in handcycling whether your goals are fun, freedom or competition.

Kelly Brush Century Ride finish line

Ride for Kelly Brush Foundation Sept. 8

On Sept. 8 in Middlebury, Vt., bicyclists and handcyclists will pedal pavement to help athletes with spinal cord injuries experience sports.

Eric Kolar and his dog Smuckers

Eric Kolar: Showcasing Life After Spinal Cord Injury

Anyone who would question the capabilities of someone with a spinal cord injury should get to know Eric Kolar.