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Monthly Archives: May 2018

Tendon Transfer: Restoring Hand & Arm Function to Spinal Cord Patients

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MsVWs49cyhM After suffering a severe spinal cord injury from a bad fall at work, Scott McConnell had little function remaining in his hands and arms....

Retracting Staircases Transform Into Wheelchair Lifts Democratising Access Across London

In an inspiring example of inclusive design, Sesame Access offers a solution to one of wheelchair-users biggest difficulties when navigating the urban environment. The...

Burning desire: Quadriplegic artist turns sun’s rays into portrait of Oilers’ McDavid

'He's going up on my wall,' Norm Shewchuk says of the picture he created on wood Growing up in Gimli, Man., Norm Shewchuk was passionate...

Football injury left Midlands player paralyzed. Now he’s finding new joy in the sport

Mark Mickens’ smile said it all. Mickens was grinning from ear to ear, giving words of encouragement to Ridge View High football players as the...

In a break with dogma, myelin boosts neuron growth in spinal cord injuries

The molecule inhibits adult axon regeneration, but appears to stimulate young neurons Recovery after severe spinal cord injury is notoriously fraught, with permanent paralysis often...

Nurses’ role in both prevention and treatment of cervical and lumbar injuries

A spinal cord injury is devastating for a patient, their family and their caregivers. Every 44 minutes a person sustains a spinal cord injury...

Dating After Spinal Cord Injury

https://youtu.be/5iRMv2-yuh4 This Video Is About Dating After Sci And Some Suggestions For Getting Back Out There. More Information visit www.sexualitysci.org

Microsoft controller makes gaming more accessible to people with disabilities

https://youtu.be/9fcK19CAjWM In an inspired moment, Microsoft is unveiling a game controller that enables players with disabilities to play games again. It is part of a...
The 10 Best Cities for Accessibility

The 10 Best Cities for Accessibility

Metro DC, Salt Lake City, and Tampa are leading the way in accessibility for housing, public transit, attractions and healthcare. With Global Accessibility Awareness Day...

‘Blink To Speak’ System for People Suffering from Paralysis

We take our ability to communicate for granted. But there are over 60 million people in the world suffer from spinal cord injuries and brain...