Disability Oriented Media Outlets

This area of the expo includes multiple forms of media — such as magazines, videos, newspapers, and newsletters, from a wide variety of organizations and projects — that address issues surrounding disability.

Ability Magazine:
This magazine covers Health, Disability and Human Potential and is distributed by Time-Warner. Topics range from Diabetes to Spinal Cord Injury and celebrity interviews to CEO profiles, ABILITY covers the latest on Health, Environmental Protection, Assistive Technology, Employment, Sports, Travel, Universal Design, Mental Health and much more.

New Mobility:
A colorful lifestyle magazine that encourages the integration of active wheelchair users into mainstream society with articles on health, advocacy, travel, employment, relationships, recreation, media, products and more. Ninety percent of its writers live with disabilities, creating a vibrant culture of disability journalism, philosophy and advocacy within each monthly edition.

Disability Scoop:
Disability Scoop is the nation’s largest news organization devoted to covering developmental disabilities. With daily coverage of autism, intellectual disability, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome and more.

Access Press:
Access Press exists to promote the social inclusion and legal rights of people with disabilities by providing a forum for news, features, opinion and conversation to benefit people who are often invisible and marginalized in mainstream society.

Disabled Sports USA:
Disabled Sports USA’s mission is to provide national leadership and opportunities for individuals with disabilities to develop independence, confidence, and fitness through participation in community sports, recreation and educational programs.

The Spin:
Published quarterly, this circulation reaches approximately 4,000 people in the Spinal Cord Injury community in provincial Canada. An online PDF version is available on their website.