Sunday, October 24, 2021

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Teacher carries student with spina bifida on back so she can enjoy field trip

https://youtu.be/TP4G5ewS_50 10-year-old Ryan King has spina bifida, and when field trips are not wheelchair accessible, she has to miss out. But on a recent trip...

Toddler With Spina Bifida Can Now Get Around Thanks to Dad’s Creative Invention

https://youtu.be/tt4lfK1U4mY A loving dad wanted his toddler son with spina bifida to have more mobility, so he created a device to help. Doctors had realized...

‘It’s to show them what we can do, not what we can’t do’

Strength, skill and no-holds-barred hits: wheelchair hurling stars all set for international duty The question was always coming, so obvious and predictable that they can...

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...

Para Dance Sport seed planted in USA

Course sprouts excitement in dance community The media coverage, buzz and participant feedback around the Para dance sport course in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, has Cheryl...

Boy receives Track Chair from Outdoor Ability Foundation

Tucker Wick is a boy who loves the outdoors, but getting around isn't easy. Trying to find the right "tools" to be outside has been a struggle. But today, thanks to the Outdoor Ability Foundation he's getting freedom, in the form of a really cool ride.

Learn about Spina Bifida

October is National Spina Bifida Awareness Month, a time to educate the public about the most common permanently disabling birth defect while celebrating the...

Disabled stuntman pulls off biggest wheelchair backflip yet on 50ft ‘giganta ramp’

A daredevil disabled stuntman who became the first man to complete a double backflip in a wheelchair has pulled off his most daring jump yet from a 50ft ‘giganta ramp’.

Fetal Surgery Takes a Huge Step Forward in Treating Children with Spina Bifida

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Is One of Three Centers in Newly Released Landmark Study Performing delicate surgery in the womb, months before birth,...

Spina bifida a challenge, not a roadblock

Kim Sloop of Michigan City, a May graduate of Purdue University North Central, is ready to use her bachelor's degree in behavioral sciences in...