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Teacher carries student with spina bifida on back so she can enjoy field trip

https://youtu.be/TP4G5ewS_50 10-year-old Ryan King has spina bifida, and when field trips are not wheelchair accessible, she has to miss out. But on a recent trip for school, Ryan got to join in on the fun...

The barriers to becoming a doctor with quadriplegia | Dinesh Palipana | TEDxBrisbane

https://youtu.be/cK5Rl4aRuEw Halfway through medical school, Dinesh was involved in a catastrophic motor vehicle accident that caused a cervical spinal cord injury. He still went on to complete his Doctor of Medicine (MD) and an Advanced...

A Look at National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month

Did you know that September is National Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Awareness Month? Originally co-sponsored by Marco Rubio and Bill Nelson, the bill for this awareness month was created to recognize the prevalence of...

Ink Master ‘Wheels of Art’ Challenge

https://youtu.be/yD7BKYdcB8Y This challenge is all about the canvases. The artists get the chance to design custom wheelchair spoke guards. New episodes premiere Tuesdays at 10/9c on Paramount Network.

On and off the field, Nick Buoniconti made a difference

Yes, Nick Buoniconti was a famous football player. He was a member of the Miami Dolphins’ “Perfect Season” and Super Bowl championship teams. He was known for playing middle linebacker with a passion, tracking...

Google Nest Partners with the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation to Improve Independence for...

Google Nest provides up to 100,000 free Google Home Minis to the Reeve Foundation to foster freedom at home across the paralysis community through the #PowerOfVoice SHORT HILLS, N.J., July 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- In...

Women’s wheelchair rugby takes over Houston

University of Houston hosts the nation's first Women’s World Wheelchair Rugby Invitational Clinic As Karah Behrend grabbed the rims of her wheelchair and thrusted her arms forward, she hurtled down the rugby court—zigzagging as a...

KINOVA’s “JACO” is a robotic arm designed to give independence to power wheelchair users

Developed by the quebec based company KINOVA, ‘JACO’ is an assistive robotic arm created to improve the quality of life of power wheelchair users. the team, who focus on projects to empower individuals with...

Toddler With Spina Bifida Can Now Get Around Thanks to Dad’s Creative Invention

https://youtu.be/tt4lfK1U4mY A loving dad wanted his toddler son with spina bifida to have more mobility, so he created a device to help. Doctors had realized Brody Moreland's spine hadn't formed properly when he was still...

Introducing Voice Control on Mac and iOS — Apple

https://youtu.be/aqoXFCCTfm4 Voice Control gives your voice the power to navigate, dictate, and work your devices in a new way. Coming Fall 2019. Introducing Voice Control. Your all-access to all devices. macOS Catalina includes new features to help...