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Monthly Archives: June 2006

KITCHENS

Layout, Counters, and Cabinets * Unobstructed space around the refrigerator, stove, sink, and table for the wheelchair; an L- or U-shaped design is efficient and requires the least turning ...

BATHROOMS

Showers and Bath Tubs If you can transfer yourself out of your wheelchair, then your existing bathroom may only need to be modified with a shower chair, grab bars, a...

Paralyzed skier sees marathon as opportunity to return a favor

Dave Farrell's goal of completing his first marathon this fall isn't a personal quest, but rather a gift. Farrell, who severed his spinal cord in a telemarking accident on Aspen Mountain in late January 2005,...

Access to Recreation

Access to recreation, pool lifts, all terrain wheelchairs, wheel chair ramps, shower chair, beach wheelchairs, standing frame, patient lift, rehabilitation equipment, disability products

Team Eagle: Sailing for Beijing

Team Eagle, a US disabled sailing team, is campaigning to represent the United States in the 2008 Paralympics in Beijing, China. We will be competing in the newly designed SKUD-18, which will be used...

Spinal injury study seeks participants

Researchers have started their search for 800 Ontario residents with spinal cord injuries, for the largest spinal cord study. The study could change the treatment currently given to people with such injuries, says a University...

Athlete brings message to town

At first glance Kelly Smith appears confined to a wheelchair due to a spinal cord injury caused by a 1991 rock climbing accident. But a closer look at the wheels that Smith relies on everyday...