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Monthly Archives: April 2015

Fostering an accessible environment

Monica Kamal of McFarland and Tina McFadden of Cottage Grove are two of the brightest, cheerful and animated people you could ever want to meet. Their joy in living is obvious and contagious. When...

Quadriplegic Chad Graham to drive off-road buggy 4800km from Kalgoorlie to Cobar to raise...

CHAD Graham’s left hand, you notice, is strapped onto the steering wheel of his customised buggy. Not around the wheel. Onto it. “My fingers and hand, they can’t really grip anything,’’ he explains. “So I’m strapped...

Former racer, now a quadriplegic, to drive modified Corvette on Long Beach Grand Prix...

Sam Schmidt was in the cockpit of a black Corvette C7 Stingray as the car zipped across the pavement of a simulated road course while practicing for the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach...

Finding the ‘Wright Stuff’ to Press Onward

Los Angeles (PRWEB) Spinal injuries affect approximately 276,000 Americans with varying degrees of longevity and quality of life. For Victor J. Wright, his young age and athletic build aided him in beating the odds. As...

Mind-control exoskeleton gives unprecedented paralysis recovery

An exoskeleton that enables movement and provides tactile feedback has helped eight paralysed people regain sensation and move previously paralysed muscles "I FELT the ball!" yelled Juliano Pinto as he kicked off the Football World...

Nation’s most inclusive park to celebrate grand opening Saturday in Palo Alto

PALO ALTO (KRON) — Where in the world can a child or adult in a wheelchair play side by side with everyone else, regardless of their physical abilities? Located in Mitchell Park, Magical Bridge Playground is the nation’s most innovative-inclusive playground, designed and built for visitors of all abilities.

Man Breaks Neck Doing Plunge for Landon: One Year Later

OSKALOOSA, Iowa – April 9, 2015 may be an ordinary day for most folks, but for Cole Nilson it marks one-year anniversary of the day he was paralyzed while trying to help others. In...

Chris Ackerman’s First Ride In 12 Years With Robbie Maddison

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TIIwA6v8AqY#t=85 Freestyle motocross legend Robbie Maddison’s close friend Chris Ackerman suffered a freestyle accident in 2003 at Dumont Dunes that potentially could have taken his life. He sustained a broken wrist, dislocated shoulders, collapsed lungs, shattered...

Since Joe Groh’s bicycle accident, quadriplegic hasn’t meant helpless

When Joe Groh finally returned home, six months after the accident, his bed left him staring directly into the bedroom mirror. Completely paralyzed from the shoulders down, it wasn’t like Joe could escape the mirror....

Paralyzed veteran walks again thanks to robotic exoskeleton

CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) - Sometimes life throws you a curve, but after a motorcycle crash three years ago, army sergeant RJ Anderson got the curve, the fast ball and the slider all at...