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Monthly Archives: April 2017

Frank and Mustard

Quadriplegic Children’s Author Talks Stories, Setbacks and Success at Evergreen Elementary

Simon Calcavecchia, 34, of Olympia, visited Evergreen Elementary School April 7 to talk to students about his books, his music and his disability. He is the author of a children’s book series called “The Adventures...

Lab-Grown Neurons Could Help Heal Spinal Injuries and Restore Movement

https://youtu.be/R4DqhI247eY Researchers grew human spinal cord neurons from stem cells and injected them into healthy mice, where they successfully connected with other neurons. The spinal cord is a rope of nerves relaying messages from the brain...

Tecla expands its accessibility features for users with limited mobility to IOT devices

For the past seven years, the Canadian technology developer Komodo Openlabs has been working on a device called Tecla that allow users with limited mobility to control electronic devices. Designed for users who have trouble...

Dancer With Spinal Cord Injury Continues To Dance

https://youtu.be/FPOq8LqtR2g Chelsie Hill’s dream was to be a dancer and it was evident since she was little that the California native had a promising future ahead of her as a dancer. She won awards at...

DisabilityAdvisor.com

Navigating the disability benefits maze can be difficult, stressful and risky. And trying to find the information and answers you need can be overwhelming, time consuming and frustrating. That’s where DisabilityAdvisor.com makes a BIG...

Why I Don’t Let Adversity Define My Life After Spinal Cord Injury

I love lacing up my turquoise Nike running shoes each morning. However, every time I leave my house, going for a jog is the furthest thing from my mind as the door closes behind me....

u2mobility.com

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LipSync Pilot: Recruitment is Underway

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adpv7nWJDu0 An estimated 1,000,000 people in Canada and the United States have limited or no use of their arms—meaning they are unable to use touchscreen devices that could provide access to helpful apps and services. Thanks...
Dr Peter Grahn

Ten Questions with Dr. Peter Grahn

In the summer of 2005 just graduated Willmar Cardinal basketball player Pete Grahn was enjoying a swim in Green Lake with friends when his life changed for good. It was an exciting time for Pete,...

Kindness, courage help quadriplegic two years after devastating accident

Todd Duitsman has made extraordinary progress since he suffered spinal-cord injuries while body surfing at Big Beach on Maui in 2014. And with unfailing grace and good humor, he inspires others. EVERETT — With a...