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Monthly Archives: December 2017

‘Paralyzed bride’ has a message for drivers who make it tough to access parking...

Rachelle Friedman Chapman – known by many as “the paralyzed bride” – is calling attention to the way people park in and around handicap-accessible...

Smart Apartment Kitchen Demo for Spinal Cord Injury at Helen Hayes Hospital

https://youtu.be/3BhV5Uh62QQ The Smart Apartment is an interactive model that replicates a typical home, but with one very important difference: it is equipped with an array...

LeGrand and Nichols inspire spinal cord patients together

NEW BRUNSWICK – Promoting positivity, Eric LeGrand and Mike Nichols took several pediatric patients by surprise with a visit at PSE&G Children’s Specialized Hospital...

App lets quadriplegics use phone without physical assistance

https://youtu.be/yGwyLJV1Zr0 Instead of swiping with a finger, the technology lets users control the device with small head movements or voice commands. The technology can help...

Doctor re-examines evidence on UTIs in patients with spinal cord injury

People with spinal cord injuries rely on catheters to empty their bladder. When a well-respected publication concluded that catheters could be reused without an...

Spinal cord injury affects the heart

Spinal cord injury affects the heart, that's what research published in Experimental Physiology and carried out by researchers from University of British Columbia, Canada...

Students design functional fashion for wheelchair athletes

WashU students design prototype garments for athletes with disabilities https://youtu.be/KnuMMd9YKF8 Rugby is hard-hitting, fast-moving and adrenaline-fueled. But for elite Paralympic wheelchair athletes, the sport also can...

Workforce of Ability – Ben Trockman – TEDxEvansville

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HnlOOOVxAyY While employers battle the “war for talent,” there exists a significant population of talented, problem-solving people, who have been largely excluded from the workforce....

Scientists discover new way to help nerve regeneration in spinal cord injury

There is currently no cure for spinal cord injury or treatment to help nerve regeneration so therapies offering intervention are limited. People with severe...

Gloves for Life

Enable Your Hands — Enable Your Life! These unique push gloves are designed to help quadriplegics and others with limited dexterity by making it more...