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Monthly Archives: August 2019

Meet The Librarian Who Became Australia’s First Female Wheelchair Rugby Star

“It’s different being on court, smashing each other, and then going off to the library and telling people to keep it down.” Librarian by day, wheelchair rugby player by night. Impressive, right? If...

The Grandy Man: Quad star Dylan Alcott aims for two Slams at US Open

In singles and doubles, there's no one quite like this 28-year-old from Australia. The US Open is more than just singles, doubles and juniors. The wheelchair and quad tournaments showcase some of the most dedicated...

Wheel the World launches accessible travel marketplace

Wheel the World has unveiled a new online travel marketplace to provide accessible travel to those living with disabilities. Backed by Booking.com, the accessible travel start-up has created a one-stop-shop for travellers with disabilities offering...

Ink Master ‘Wheels of Art’ Challenge

https://youtu.be/yD7BKYdcB8Y This challenge is all about the canvases. The artists get the chance to design custom wheelchair spoke guards. New episodes premiere Tuesdays at 10/9c on Paramount Network.

Researchers test noninvasive brain stimulation for motor recovery after spinal cord injury

With funding from the Department of Defense, research facilities in Ohio and New Jersey will conduct a multi-site study of transcranial stimulation for recovery of upper limb function in individuals with chronic spinal cord...

Voice Control in macOS Catalina!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6FOkEZdDqaU How to use Voice Control to Launch Apps, make clicks, add new tabs, dictate & edit text!In this lesson from the full "What's New in macOS Catalina" Tutorial from TheMacU.com see how to use...

Ten interesting things you may not know about wheelchair basketball

The worldwide popularity of adaptive sports is on the up and we are certainly seeing the positive consequences of major sporting events, such as the Olympics and the Commonwealth Games, opening their doors to...

First global Open Data Commons for preclinical Spinal Cord Injury research will be a...

University of Alberta research team receives $3.3 million to create open-source database for international spinal cord injury research The University of Alberta and the University of California, San Francisco are teaming up to launch the...

Hope Grows for Patients with Spinal Cord Injuries

Severe spinal cord injuries (SCIs) -- often called complete injuries by clinicians -- are ones where no readable signal from the brain reaches the spinal cord beneath the trauma, resulting in total paralysis. The...

Paralyzed Patients Regain the Use of Their Hands Thanks to Breakthrough Nerve Surgery in...

Recent surgical trials have bestowed new life on quadriplegics who can now return to activities they never thought they’d be able to do again, thanks to an innovative surgery that relocates nerves. A dirt bike...