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Improved understanding of early spinal cord development paves the way for new treatments

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison are developing the means to turn stem cells into a wide range of specific types of spinal cord...

Quadriplegic Artist, Tommy Hollenstein Creates NFT Painting for Charity

Tommy Hollenstein is an American Found Object Artist, and a master of fine, abstract art. A quadriplegic, resulting from a bicycle accident in 1985,...

New controller developed at UofL improves home use of epidural stimulation for people with...

When Keith Smith recently got a new tablet, it wasn’t for watching videos or scanning social media. Instead, this tablet allows Smith, who has tetraplegia,...

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....
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Introducing accessFind

My name is Josh Basile, and I am a 35-year-old disability rights advocate, lawyer, mentor, adventure seeker, and C4-5 quadriplegic. My life was flipped...
Paralyzed Racecar Driver Walks Again Thanks To New Technology

Paralyzed Race Car Driver Walks Again Thanks to Arrow Technology

https://youtu.be/6JePr6C9tQk Twenty-one years ago, former Indy race car driver, Sam Schmidt, hit the wall at 200 mph during practice laps and was paralyzed from the...

A New Rule Means Some People With Wheelchairs Can’t Fly On American Airlines

John Morris calls himself an "aviation geek." He's a frequent flyer who, in his power wheelchair, has traveled to 46 countries. His goal is...

Passion, Purpose, Perspective: Travis Roy dealt with tragedy by devoting his life to helping...

Life didn’t play out the way it was supposed to for Travis Roy. That didn’t stop him from making his time count. Roy, a standout...

Eric LeGrand Reflects on Decade Teaching Others to Believe

Ten years after he suffered a spinal cord injury during a football game at MetLife Stadium that left him paralyzed, Eric LeGrand continues to...

Quadriplegic Sam Schmidt Races Again In A Corvette C8

The former Indycar racer loves his new car! In 2000, Indycar racer Sam Schmidt was doing a testing run at Walt Disney World Speedway when...