Monthly Archives: November 2005
The mission of the Canadian Paraplegic Association (CPA) is to assist persons with spinal cord injuries and other physical disabilities to achieve independence, self reliance and full community participation.
Products for Accessible Living – Accessible showers & baths, kitchens cabinets, counters, and shelving, basins & faucets, wheelchair & access ramps. Complete line of safety grab bars. Products for Accessible Living.
Wheelchair Store – Direct to Consumer & Corporate Sales. Wheelchairs from $99. Mobility Scooters from $589. Accessories, Ramps, Bath Aids, Rollators & Rolling Walkers. Medicare Wheelchair Applications Accepted.
Austin’s journey begins early 1992. His grandma grandpa and dad lived in Modesto a fairly large city in California. We heard of a house and acres in Don Pedro California a small mountain town about forty miles from Modesto. Chuck and I rode up there one afternoon to look at the house It was then a dream not knowing what the future was. So in a month we were all moved and settled .
SCI-International Mailing List from orthoPoint! for people living with SCI (Spinal Cord Injury) worldwide. Share ideas, find new friends. Everyone may join this list, no Devotees. Talk with people from all over the world.
The ADA Home Page provides access to Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations for businesses and State and local governments, technical assistance materials, ADA Standards for Accessible Design, links to Federal agencies with ADA responsibilities and information, updates on new ADA requirements, information about Department of Justice ADA settlement agreements and enforcement activities and access to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) ADA material.
NDSS Invites the DS Community to Support “The Ringer” on Opening
The National Down Syndrome Society is proud to join the Special Olympics in support of “The Ringer”, an upcoming Farrelly brothers film that uses humor to challenge destructive stereotypes of people with intellectual disabilities. The film opens at theaters nationwide on December 23, 2005, and we invite all our constituents across the country to support the film on opening weekend and beyond.
Leading-edge assistive and adaptive technology products and services for children and adults with disabilities. Free product search and referral. Augmentative communication devices, speech software, computer access equipment, cognitive rehabilitation aids for the special needs of the disAbled.
Center For Accessible Living, a disability resource center located in Louisville, KY and Murray, KY.
The Center for Accessible Living was established in 1981 as a non-profit organization. The Center is a disability resource center for people with disabilities, governed by people with disabilities. It operates on a cross disability basis, which means that individuals will be served regardless of type of disability. Staff provides information, advocacy and services that create opportunities for people with disabilities to live more independently. The Center’s mission is to assist individuals with disabilities to live as independently as possible.
Paraplegia is the loss of sensation and movement in legs and in part or all of the trunk, usually resulting from an injury to the spinal cord below the neck.
Quadriplegia (also Tetraplegia) is paralysis of all four limbs (from the neck down) resulting from injury to the neck. Fractures or compression of the vertebrae, which cause permanent damage to the spinal cord may lead to loss of sensation, movement, pain management, bladder and bowel control, as well as affecting sexual function.