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Monthly Archives: November 2018

Girl with disability triggers invention that’s sweeping the globe

"I have saved recess for myself and a million other people!" Zoey Harrison exclaimed. ITHACA, Mich. - Sometimes in life, ''unintended consequences'' happen. They are outcomes that are not the ones foreseen and intended by...
International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Kessler Foundation Highlights Research Advances at 2018 UN International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Foundation demonstrates the application of wearable robotics for individuals with spinal cord injury at United Nations program, The Art of the Possible Each year, the United Nations commemorates the International Day of Persons with Disabilities...

Case Western Reserve Researchers Restore Breathing and Partial Forelimb Function in Rats with Chronic...

Promising results provide hope for humans suffering from chronic paralysis Millions of people worldwide are living with chronic spinal cord injuries, with 250,000 to 500,000 new cases each year—most from vehicle crashes or falls. The...
Francesco Clark

How a diving accident led Clark’s Botanicals creator to a renewed sense of purpose

The story behind the popular Clark's Botanicals skincare line is one of resilience and survival. Entrepreneur Francesco Clark started the beauty line as a kitchen sink operation, and now it's used by stars like...

Teen In Wheelchair Marches In Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade With Friend’s Help

https://youtu.be/GbVoQsA7N90 Drew Bell was born with Spina Bifida and uses a wheelchair to get around, but he wouldn’t let that dash his dream of marching with his school band. With the help of brass leader Kailey...

Creating Our Future with Spinal Cord Injury Therapy | James St John | TEDx

https://youtu.be/SdExeJvjVCs A/Prof James St John is an incredibly talented and innovative professor who hopes to demonstrate the endless possibilities of science. Continuing the ground-breaking research of the 2017 Australian of the Year, Prof Alan Mackay-Sim, A/Prof...

Microsoft’s Xbox Adaptive Controller ranked one of the top inventions of 2018

Microsoft’s Xbox division scores another high mark, but not for acquiring another studio or adding another game deal to its holiday season shopping list this year, rather for its recently released Xbox Adaptive Controller. According...

Immune cells could hold key to therapies for spinal cord injuries

Fresh insights into how Zebrafish repair their damaged nerve connections could aid the development of therapies for people with spinal cord injuries. Scientists have found the immune system plays a key role in helping Zebrafish...
Be Adaptive Equipment

Quadriplegics can hunt again with Be Adaptive Equipment

https://youtu.be/-7NULUwgt3M Be Adaptive manufactures adaptive shooting equipment for all physical disabilities. Whether you just need help pulling the trigger or if you are a high quad with no hand or arm movement, Be Adaptive has...

Views through the eyes and mind of artist Dale Tabor

After suffering a near-fatal accident that left him a quadriplegic, Dale Tabor found encouragement in his love for and commitment to artistic expression. He has painted hundreds of thousands of pictures on canvas and...