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Yearly Archives: 2021

BOOK: Concussion Management for Wheelchair Athletes

  Just like athletes in traditional sports, wheelchair athletes can suffer injuries. But because parasports are a relatively new phenomenon, research into injuries unique to wheelchair...

Gun-related spinal cord injury in childhood brings hardship later

(HealthDay)—Spinal cord injuries in childhood are devastating no matter how they happen, but new research suggests that kids felled by gunshots are even worse...

‘This chair gives me my life back’ : Disabled passengers need airlines to handle...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yBxQxvmQE8s Millions of Americans are traveling this week for the holidays. But for passengers with disabilities, the challenges of air travel can be significantly heightened. ...

Today is the Day! Let’s Break the #ATWorldRecord Together!

Have you ever been part of a world record? Now’s your chance. We’re under way on our #ATWorldRecord attempt! We need your help TODAY...

International Day of People with Disabilities 2021

On December 3 this year, during the annual celebration of people with disabilities, the 2021 theme is ‘Fighting for rights in the post-COVID era.”...

California now limits medical parole to those on ventilators

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A new California policy could send dozens of quadriplegic, paraplegic or otherwise permanently incapacitated inmates from nursing homes back to...

Meet Sam, The Quadriplegic Driver

https://youtu.be/hc6tUl0rMlY High speed racing around a track without your hands or legs sounds impossible. Sam Schmidt, with the help of Arrow Electronics, defeats the odds....

Air travel remains inhumane and dangerous for many people with disabilities, 35 years after...

As the busiest travel season of the year kicks off, Paralyzed Veterans of America calls on public to join their fight for change WASHINGTON, Nov....

For New Patients with Paralysis, Tighter Blood Pressure Control Management May Lead to More...

Critical Clue in Spinal Cord Injury Recovery Identified by ‘Machine Learning- Assisted Cyborgs’ Linked to Improved Functionality Patients with new spinal cord injuries whose blood...

‘Dancing Molecules’ Successfully Repair Severe Spinal Cord Injuries

After single injection, paralyzed animals regained ability to walk within four weeks Northwestern University investigators have developed a new injectable therapy that harnesses “dancing molecules”...