“I go out and push myself in a certain area or a certain section and try to get a little bit more out of myself, and when I’m able to do that, that’s just an achievement that I can’t seem to fulfill anywhere else.” @Hi5sFoundation @LifeRollsOn

Extreme Sports, Extreme Passion - New Mobility

Why some wheelchair users seek dangerous pastimes like snowmobiling, big wave surfing or other extreme forms of recreation


SVILC February 2020 News #vr4smallbiz

Our office will be closed on Feb 17th in observance of President's Day. We will be open our usual business hours on February 18th.

Dr. Huie representing @SCVMC_Rehab at the Northern California PM&R Expo

Free summer Guide Dog camp is filling up fast, so if you have any students that you know are interested, please encourage them to get their applications in before March 15. The application can be found on our web site at:

Awww thank you, Sommer. I’m flattered. It was a pleasure meeting you also. I hope to enjoy a cold one with you in the near future.

"When people say you’re lucky to have such a beautiful wife, I say, ‘Dammit she’s lucky! We’re both lucky!’ It’s not just a sweet lady taking care of a guy in a wheelchair. We’re two sexy people." Check our annual "Sex, Wheels and Relationships" issue. 🔥

Self-Image and Intimacy: Beating the Body Rut - New Mobility

Rediscovering your sexuality after a spinal cord injury can be difficult, and getting your groove back after secondary complications can be equally ch...


Celebrating Black History Month! #BlackHistoryMonth2020 #DisabledBlackHistory

SVILC staff with disabilities shared with SJ Spotlight personal stories about being unable to fully participate in their communities with family and friends because some businesses still have not removed access barriers.

Access v. Abuse: Disabled community still struggles for access - San José Spotlight

Access v. Abuse: The ADA’s Impact in Silicon Valley Part 2 A San Jose father of three took his kids to their cousin’s 6th birthday party a...


Get ready, California! The #2020Census is coming this Spring. Your participation will help shape our communities. Tell @CACensus why the Census matters to you and your community at https://t.co/D3z69dtqnO. #CountMeIn #CaliforniaForAll #HagaseContar

This morning @BernieSanders released a comprehensive new disability plan spanning everything from housing to employment, healthcare, Social Security, the PCA shortage and more. See the full details and how it stacks up here. #CripTheVote

Sanders Unveils Comprehensive Disability Plan - New Mobility

The Sanders disability plan, addresses everything from Social Security, to employment, accessible housing, the PCA shortage and more.


Responding to the #2020Census is our civic duty. It affects funding for our communities, how we plan for the future, and our voice in government. Learn more from @CACensus. #CaliforniaForAll #CountMeIn #HagaseContar

Get outdoors for an accessible hike for all abilities and ages on a level trail. #SpringLake #RegionalParks #SonomaCounty #AccessForAll

Happy Ed Roberts Day! Ed was the Father of the Independent Living Movement, founded the first Center for Independent Living in Berkeley in 1972, co-founded the World Institute on Disability and served as the Director of the CA State Department of Vocational Rehabilitation.

The ADA turns 30 this year, but once it was just a gleam in advocates’ eyes. That vision produced a beautiful, ambitious baby, full of promise and hope, and from the beginning New Mobility reported on its milestones. Now, we crack open the time capsule.

Our ADA Coverage: The Early Years - New Mobility

New Mobility presents the first part of a series highlighting our coverage of the American with Disabilities Act - ADA- over the last 30 years.


The #2020Census affects all of us – and it will impact the future of
our communities for decades to come. When we participate in the
Census, we are building a better #CaliforniaForAll. Learn more
@CACensus #CountMeIn #HagaseContar

In our new “Work Works” column, attorney, #disability employment advocate and C4-5 quad Josh Basile takes on the sticky topic of employment — specifically how to find, secure and maintain a fulfilling job while retaining access to the services you need.

You Are Not Alone: My Quadriplegic Employment Journey - New Mobility

This is my first disability employment column of many. I’m looking forward to sharing stories, tips and tricks and all things disability employm...


Join CID Thursday, February 20th from 10am-12pm at 2001 Winward Way, Suite 103, San Mateo to learn more about CalFresh. Pre-Screening will be available. Bring documents listed below for the screening. For questions, please contact 650-645-1780 and ask for a CalFresh Coordinator.

RSVP by tomorrow, 1/22, to join SVILC on Thursday, 1/23 at 11:30am for our Ed Roberts Day pizza lunch and Trivia Game! 408-894-9041 x203 or Info@svilc.org. SVILC: 25 N. 14th, Ste. 1000, San Jose 95112.

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