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Monthly Archives: November 2019

Stem cells a step toward improving motor, sensory function after spinal cord injury

https://youtu.be/RxFLlnC4VS0 Early research at Mayo Clinic using stem cell therapy to treat spinal cord injuries has produced results for one patient that doctors describe as "beyond expectations." ROCHESTER, Minn. — Stem cells derived from a...

Air Travel is Often Dangerous for People with Disabilities

https://youtu.be/gSn5NAENqPw U.S. Army veteran and frequent traveler who uses a wheelchair discusses perils of flying and why change is needed now. NEW YORK (PRWEB) November 26, 2019 - Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA), an organization dedicated...

Dustin Fly Art

Quadriplegic Modern/abstract artist Collection of paintings Dustin Fly sells and has made. He broke his neck in 2010 and started painting afterward. Message Dustin on Facebook to purchase.

Airlines damage 7,747 wheelchairs since January 2019

‘These medical devices are essentially a part of a disabled person’s body,’ says US senator Airlines in America have damaged thousands of passengers’ wheelchairs so far this year, according to new figures. Between January and September...

Quadriplegic doctor working on helping spinal patients walk again

When it comes to developing cutting-edge technology to help people with spinal problems walk again, Dinesh Palipana is uniquely qualified – not only is he a decorated medical researcher, he’s also a quadriplegic. Dr Palipana...

How can employers support workers with spinal injuries?

There has been slow progress in getting more disabled people into work, and those with spinal cord injuries have a particularly low employment rate. What can employers do to support them back to work,...

Helpful tools for cooking when you have a spinal cord injury

https://youtu.be/4nKUTlxH6gc This video shows two people with cervical spinal cord injuries preparing a complex meal using adaptive tools along with regular kitchen items that make cooking possible. Adaptive cooking tools used in this video: Jar...

Logitech’s Adaptive Gaming Kit Makes the Xbox Adaptive Controller More Accessible

Microsoft’s Xbox Adaptive Controller (XAC) facilitates gaming for players with accessibility needs. While a forward-thinking device, the XAC isn’t without limitations. To get the most out of the peripheral, users must purchase separate triggers,...

Control Robots With Your Face

https://youtu.be/yYlSXJq1Cs0 This Device lets you control electronics with your face. It's great for people paralyzed from a neck injury who can use their facial muscles. Hopefully someone will take over this technology and...

Artist paralyzed by bullet learns to paint intricate designs with a brush in her...

Thousands of people order the holiday cards Mariam Paré paints, but few know her backstory is as incredible as the art she creates. For as long as she could remember, she was surrounded by color;...