Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Tag: Advocacy

One-on-One with Roman Reed, spinal cord injury patient advocate

The community of patient advocates is full of the most passionate, goal-oriented people you'll ever meet, and Roman Reed is near the top of...

Decades after ADA became law, disabled people are still fighting for full inclusion

During one especially cold morning in January of last year, a disabled man who uses a wheelchair and ventilator , and his wife were...

Parking spots for disabled abused, misused

DAYTONA BEACH - When Charles "Jay" Ayres joined the Army, he had no idea that years later, his biggest fight would be for parking...

Promise of stem cells fulfilled

clinical trial in Atlanta, Georgia, is proof that informed public debate is the key to medical advance IF I'm honest, my first reaction to recent...

Guide to Best Apps for People Living with Paralysis

Apps designed for SmartPhones (Blackberry, Iphone, Android) and IPads can help increase independence and improve the quality of life for people who have limited...

Progress and Promise in Spinal Cord Injury

The world’s first human embryonic stem cell-based clinical trial has been approved for the treatment of spinal cord injury.

Young Wheelchair User Promotes Safe Driving Among Florida Teens

Katie Mathews, Jr. Miss Wheelchair Florida 2010, is on a mission to raise awareness among Florida’s teen drivers about the dangers of being distracted...

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Announces Expansion of NeuroRecovery Network

Three community-based health and wellness facilities to provide better access to exercise for those living with paralysis The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation has named...

Path diverted — Spinal cord injury changes more than physical

To be honest, before my injury I was not a compassionate, sensitive person. I did not feel sympathy for the hungry kids in Africa,...

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation to be featured on TLC’s American Chopper

Episode to unveil Orange County Choppers' first-ever wheelchair-accessible motorcycle SHORT HILLS, N.J., Dec. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation announced today that...