New Mobility Magazine Yearly Subscription
New Mobility encourages the integration of active wheelchair users into mainstream society with articles on health, advocacy, travel, employment, relationships, recreation, media, products and more.More...
Lifestyle magazine for wheelchair users, covers health, people, relationships, sex, parenting, work, art, recreation, travel, legal issues, products, and cure research. Monthly columns cover Post Polio, MS and Spinal Cord Injuries.Â New Mobility brings insight and the tools to live a full life.
New Mobility, launched in 1989, is a United States-based magazine for active wheelchair users. This monthly publication covers health, disability rights, adaptive technology and lifestyle topics such as recreation, travel, the arts, relationships, sexuality, parenting, employment and home modification. It also profiles successful wheelchair users, including John Hockenberry, Christopher Voelker, Brooke Ellison, Chantal Petitclerc and the late Christopher Reeve. New Mobility, currently edited by Tim Gilmer, received a Utne Independent Press Award for Lifestyle Coverage in 2006.
Early disability titles tended to reflect what is known as the medical model of disability, which emphasized the need for cures and referred to people with disabilities as "patients." New Mobility defined its social model of disability point of view with a lifestyle-oriented approach, inclusion mentality and people-first language. It was also one of the first periodicals to seriously address sexuality and disability, and its provocative role in this area has been recognized by the Los Angeles Times, and subsequently the Associated Press. The magazine sums up its place in the field of disability journalism with the tagline "Life Beyond Wheels."
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I purchased this magazine to become better informed and to understand what he goes through on a regular basis. I found this magazine to be educational, informative, and enlightening. How do you know what you don't know? It certainly helped open my eyes. I recommend this magazine to everyone.
I use a scooter or a cane. This is a great resource for information about accessible travel, inspiring articles about disabled people living full lives and reviews of accessible equipment.
My husband liked them. But he has passed.
Had subscribed to it previously but dropped it; sorry I did. Fantastic source of information and a very important source if one wishes to stay current in both physical and cultural anthropology...