Thursday, September 23, 2021

Tag: attitude

Kenneth Jennings was paralyzed in a football accident

Paralyzed ex-football player celebrates injury’s anniversary: ‘I was reborn on that day’

Kenneth Jennings doesn't see why he shouldn't celebrate the day he took his final steps and moved his arms for the last time. He even...

The Desire: A quadriplegic makes a film on his ‘feeling, emotion’

He cannot walk or move any of his limbs, is perpetually on an automatic wheel chair and needs the support of at least two...

Tireless voice for women with disabilities wins lifetime award

Are women with disabilities "vulnerable"? Far from it, says Keran Howe. She doesn't like the term, believing it makes the woman she has worked with...

Company surprises employee with high-tech wheelchair

A company known for its top-secret tanks is keeping its biggest and best secret for one of their own. For the past four months employees at Howe and Howe Technologies in Waterboro have been secretly building a "Ripchair 3.0" for Tony Tulo, a salesperson at the company who is paralyzed from the chest down.

High-tech equipment, good attitude help after spinal cord injury

Standing in one place is exercise for Frank Muegge, 57. “I stand for an hour a day to prevent bone problems like osteoporosis.” Muegge is...

‘It’s never been a sad day’

Ten years after a car accident left her quadriplegic, Katie Charboneau is celebrating what she jokingly calls "Happy Broke My Neck Day." This may be...

Attitude can play significant role in recovery from paralyzing injury

The news was the kind commonly termed tragic, yet the communication from Amy Van Dyken-Rouen's hospital room in Arizona saturated the social media universe...