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Monthly Archives: October 2017

Accomable.com

Accomable is the world’s leading platform for booking accessible hotels and holiday rentals. Our mission is to enable anyone to go anywhere. Accomable was founded...

‘It’s all about adapting’: How a wheelchair user made his house accessible

Thomas Rogers's house has a lowered kitchen counter, wide hallways, and a elevator When it comes to what he can and can't do in his...

UBC researcher prescribes specific exercise dosage for those with spinal cord injury

For decades, the main message to keep the general population healthy was for everyone to get active. In fact, the World Health Organization laid out...

After car crash, man with quadriplegia shares his story with students

ABINGDON, Va. — Chris Skinner’s life changed forever on June 10, 2000. It was a hot summer night, and Skinner was in the passenger side...

Individual with complete spinal cord injury regains voluntary motor function

A research participant at the University of Louisville with a complete spinal cord injury, who had lost motor function below the level of the...

New Neural Network Can Restore Diaphragm Function after Spinal Cord Injury

Bottom Line: A team of neuroscientists has uncovered a neural network that can restore diaphragm function after spinal cord injury. The network allows the diaphragm...

Bionic bodies: From typing with a glance to restoring paralyzed limbs, new technology aids...

If eye-gaze technology, motion sensor tracking and functional electrical stimulation sound like secret weapons of the CIA, you’d be half right. Much of the...

Stand-Up Wheelchair Lets Chef with Disabilities Continue His Career

In honor of National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month, Vocational Rehabilitation shares the story of a man who was able to return to his...

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation releases new edition of Paralysis Resource Guide

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, a national nonprofit dedicated to improving quality of life for individuals living with paralysis, is pleased to announce...

New Treatment for Spinal Cord Injury

In 2016, Chris' spine was severely injured in a biking accident. Now he has regained use of his arms after receiving a novel cell...