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Monthly Archives: November 2006

‘Superman’ memorial, scholarship created at Cornell

ITHACA — Actor. Superman. Hero. Those three words adorn the plaque dedicated to Christopher Reeve that was unveiled Saturday at Cornell University. The dedication came...

Shred for Mikey

Mike was seriously injured in a snowboarding accident on February 4th, 2006. This website will allow you to witness Michael’s incredible determinationand desire to...

Senate approves funds for Zablocki spinal cord unit

The U.S. Senate on Tuesday night approved the 2007 Military Construction Appropriations Bill, which includes a request by Sen. Herb Kohl (D-Wis.) for...

Bay Area tackles stem cell debate

If you're paralyzed from a spinal cord injury, walking is the least of your worries. Tara Blackwell can't grasp an apple. She needs help to...

Limbaugh would sing different tune if he had Parkinson’s

— The recent public bashing of Michael J. Fox by extremist Rush Limbaugh has stirred up the debate of stem cell research. In recent...

Paralyzed racer from Weston starts foundation to lend support, help find cure

On top of his sport, and with a weekend off from competitive drag racing, Darrell Gwynn went to England for an exhibition in 1990...

Coalition Calls on Congress to Change Medicare Rule

Mobility equipment manufacturers and dealers are joining with power wheelchair users and doctors to call on Congress to prevent a major access problem for...

His ‘Charmed Life’ Offers Ammunition for a Cure

Paralyzed in car crash, millionaire puts up $1 million for more research so he and others may walk again On the last day Tim Reynolds...

‘Murderball’ star discuss film, life as quadriplegic rugby player

Even though he is bound to his wheelchair, Keith Cavill, one of the stars of the award-winning documentary "Murderball," maintains he is not restricted...

The Personal Care Attendant Guide

People with disabilities are one of the largest groups in the United States - about 58 million Americans are members of this community. To...