Coping in Isolation: Shelly – COVID Video Series

Shelly, a woman with light brown hair sits on a bench. She smiles and wears a pink jacket and perl earrings.
SHELLY, 48, Los Angeles, California   Shelly is 48 years old and lives in Los Angeles. Immediately after moving to LA in January, she has found herself in self-isolation. Shelly works for ABILITY, specifically on abilityE, the disability casting resource for the entertainment industry. She lives with a condition called cavernous angiomas, small, raspberry-like ... Read more

Disability, Sex and Adult Toys by and for People with Disabilities

Step, a person with shoulder long, brownish hair with red tips, and a beard smiles slightly. They are wearing a grey shirt.
Disclaimer: The following content is for a mature audience due its images and language. “Why are you of all people writing this article?” some of my friends asked me. Good question. As a native German, I grew up in a small, Catholic town in Bavaria – a very conservative city. Sex was the last ... Read more

‘Lego Oma:’ German grandma creates Lego ramps to access buildings and imagination

Mona loves her new ‘Frozen’-themed ramp: A small child with shoulder-length brown hair in a wheelchair gives Rita, a woman with short blonde hair and also in a wheelchair, a thumbs up.
Most Germans have heard of Rita Ebel, better known as the ‘Lego Oma.’ The 62-year-old lady with the short blonde pixie cut and a Hessian dialect is known all over the world since her wheelchair ramps made entirely from Lego have become a tourist attraction in the city of Hanau, Germany, and beyond. Rita ... Read more