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Monthly Archives: January 2017

Todd Stabelfeldt and Karen Stabelfeldt

Assistive Technology: A Love Story

Tecla user’s love story comes true with the help of assistive technology TORONTO, January 31, 2017 - In a world where most communication now occurs via text instead of in person, one out of...
Professor Alan Mackay-Sim

The future of stem cells: tackling hype versus hope

Controversy surrounds the link between Australian of the Year Alan Mackay Sim’s research and a Polish team who restored mobility for a paraplegic man. For many people suffering from disabling conditions, such as Parkinson’s disease,...

The Woody Foundation

The Woody Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization formed in 2011 to raise funds for people with paralysis. The namesake of The Foundation, James “Woody” Beckham suffered his spinal cord injury...

Generating improvement in spinal cord injuries

Early clinical trial results announced offer new hope in regenerative medicine A new therapy to treat spinal cord injuries in people who have lost all motor and sensory function below the injury site shows additional...

Wheelchair World

We can all help each other to travel more comfortably by sharing our experiences! WheelchairWorld features holidays and travel reviews and resources for and  by wheelchair users. It was started by a wheelchair user and...

Back-Up Trust

We are here to inspire independence in anyone affected by spinal cord injury and to encourage everyone to get the most from their lives. We work with people of all ages, from young children...

Digital glasses for people without use of arms wins major award in Dundee

Digital glasses which assist people who don’t have the use of their arms have been named the best new product at a prestigious awards ceremony. GlassOuses, which use Bluetooth to connect to computers, phones and...

New trial may revolutionize treatment of spinal cord injury patients

Queensland researchers are launching a world-first clinical trial aimed at improving recovery from spinal cord injuries. In the study, led by The University of Queensland and The Princess Alexandra (PA) Hospital, a new anti-inflammatory drug...

New gene therapy hope for spinal injuries

A new gene therapy that may restore some movement function to people with recent spinal cord injuries is the focus for spinal cord injury researcher, Jarred Griffin. The new technique involves using gene therapy technology...

BOOK: No Backing Down

Quadriplegic Refuses to Let Disability Hinder Happiness John Thompson showcases the power of determination and self-belief in new book OLYMPIA, WA (PRWEB) January 17, 2017 - John Thompson was only a boy when a car stuck...