Thursday, April 15, 2021

Tag: Books

Fun 4 the Disabled

At Fun4theDisabled, we believe everyone deserves not only to be included, but celebrated. We create video media and content highlighting opportunities for people with disabilities in the community, connecting them with organizations, programs, and...

Fertility following spinal cord injury

Information for health professionals Spinal cord injury (SCI) is a devastating neurological condition that can impact on every aspect of the injured person’s life, including their reproductive health and fertility. SCI causes significant disruption to male...

Twenty years after paralyzing fall, Tasha Schuh’s life is an open book

Tasha Schuh is used to getting embarrassing questions about her sex life. Schuh, paralyzed from the chest down since she fell through a stage trap door in 1997 during a rehearsal for her high school...

Be Thankful and Heal Faster: Author Describes Spinal Cord Injury Recovery

Research projects at UCLA and elsewhere have proven that thankfulness (gratitude) has physical, in addition to emotional, effects on people. Shelly Kerchner, who just released her book Standing Tall: The Healing Power of Gratitude...

Quadriplegic author: ‘I will be out of this chair one day’

The story he wanted to tell was several decades in the making, so it’s easy to see why David Rippy took two-and-a-half years to compose his memoir. That it centered on the impact that a...

The Adventures of Frank and Mustard

The Adventures of Frank and Mustard is a children's book that was inspired by Simon Calcavecchia's experiences of living with quadriplegia. The reason we created this book is to express Simon's life experiences in a...
Frank and Mustard

Quadriplegic Children’s Author Talks Stories, Setbacks and Success at Evergreen Elementary

Simon Calcavecchia, 34, of Olympia, visited Evergreen Elementary School April 7 to talk to students about his books, his music and his disability. He is the author of a children’s book series called “The Adventures...

BOOK: No Backing Down

Quadriplegic Refuses to Let Disability Hinder Happiness John Thompson showcases the power of determination and self-belief in new book OLYMPIA, WA (PRWEB) January 17, 2017 - John Thompson was only a boy when a car stuck...

BOOK: I’m Not Broken

Twenty-something Samantha McCormick wakes up in the hospital to learn she has a spinal cord injury from a car accident, and she’s paralyzed from the waist down. It doesn’t take her long to begin...

Paraplegic dad turns his wheelchair adventures with his six-year-old daughter into a children’s book

Paraplegic man who thought he would never be a dad turns his wheelchair adventures with his six-year-old daughter into a children's book A man who thought he'd never have kids has chronicled the adventures he...