BENTON, Ark.-A Benton mother not letting an injury stop her from reaching her goals.
Jen Goodwin suffered a spinal cord injury from a boating accident 11 years ago.
She has her dream job and enjoying life with her son Beckham!
Cole & Charisma put together a video explaining the difference between quadriplegia and paraplegia.
“It is devastating and it’s a whole new world. Everything is doable, you just have to figure it out.”
A spinal cord injury can affect nearly every bodily function.
The Xbox Adaptive Controller is a pretty impressive piece of kit, and though its uses in helping people with limited mobility game against are clear, it has a new mission. Microsoft announced today that the Xbox Adaptive Controller will be heading to a number of VA rehabilitation facilities around the country. There, it’ll be used in therapy for injured veterans and help them play games again.
Microsoft has partnered with the VA to get the Xbox Adaptive controller into those VA rehab centers. At first, Microsoft will supply controllers, consoles, and games to 22 VA medical centers across the country, with the goal of reintroducing gaming to veterans who have suffered amputations, spinal cord injuries, or neurological injuries.
“Dogs, cats, snakes, anything. People fall in love with them. There’s no replacement. They fill a chunk of life that no other being can.”
Professor Bryce Vissel from the University of Technology Sydney wants “no less than a cure” for spinal cord injury patients.
Founder and President of All Wheels Up, Michele Erwin’s interest in accessible air travel began when she realized traveling with her son who has a severe physical disability and uses a wheelchair was not safe.
A twist of fate brought these friends closer than they had ever been.
CJ Bellamy, 29, and David Kellam, 30, were both paralyzed in separate incidents years apart, but now the childhood friends have banded together as workout partners and encourage each other daily.
In this video, Joel Burdick peels back the work and strategies that go into making the best algorithms for spinal cord injury stimulation and recovery.