Thursday, September 23, 2021

Tag: Australia

‘It’s going to be okay’: Mother uses personal experience to support people with spinal...

Mandurah mother-of-two Tayla Stone said if she could send a message to her teenage self, it would be that things are going to be...

The heartwarming moment an athlete bursts into tears after helping his quadriplegic best friend...

A triathlete has wept tears of joy after helping his quadriplegic best mate achieve his lifelong dream of completing an Ironman race. Hundreds of spectators...

Creating Our Future with Spinal Cord Injury Therapy | James St John | TEDx

https://youtu.be/SdExeJvjVCs A/Prof James St John is an incredibly talented and innovative professor who hopes to demonstrate the endless possibilities of science. Continuing the ground-breaking research of...

Freewheeling bush adventures in a wheelchair

Wheelchair access gets a whole new meaning Her studies were almost over and alumna, Helen Smith, had plans. Then a single event meant she had...

Half of spinal cord injury patients may still have some connectivity, Australian study finds

The sensation James Stanley misses most is the squidgey feeling of wet sand between his toes. Sometimes it's dangling his legs into cool water,...

Teen rescuer who become quadriplegic celebrates 50 years in a wheelchair

Half a century in a wheelchair – it’s not a milestone celebrated often, if at all. But Peter Kuprijanow is not your average person. Hailing from...

Life goes on after acquired disability

ON A summer day in 1985, Bruce Stark got up, went to work and became a quadriplegic. Bruce, who is president of the Sunshine...

The house that love built: Kurt Drysdale Comes Home

A young man rendered a quadriplegic by a freak footy accident now has a house designed to meet his every need thanks to the...

Stunning photographs show an abseiling instructor mother plunging off a cliff in her wheelchair...

The incredible moment a former abseiling instructor who lost the use of her legs in 2013 after a 'simple operation on a bulging disc'...
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The Sargood Effect – Revolutionising Holidays for People With Disability

Everyone loves a good holiday. But for many people in a wheelchair, going on vacation can often be a very stressful undertaking. With much of...