Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Tag: Books

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...

BOOK: Air Travel for Wheelchair Users

Are you a wheelchair user and want to learn about the process of traveling by plane before you take off for the first time? Or perhaps you’re a frequent flier and would just like to learn how to make the process easier for future flights? If you have ever wished that there was a guide to accessible air travel, this is the book for you!

Always Climb Higher by Jeff Pagels

Story of the comeback from a devastating spinal cord injury in 1984 to Jeff Pagels and how he came back to be the fastest USA Nordic Disabled Skier in the world and then abandoned competition against others to just compete with himself by climbing mountains and other extreme outdoor pursuits.

Communication, Sport and Disability: The Case of Power Soccer

Located at the intersection of sports and disability, this book tells the story of power soccer - the first competitive team sport specifically designed for power wheelchair users.

Neil Sachse’s life as quadriplegic following VFL accident revealed in new book

In round two of the 1975 VFL season, Neil Sachse was a promising South Australian Aussie Rules footballer playing his second match for Footscray. He had just come from winning a premiership with SANFL's North Adelaide and was ready to make his mark on the Victorian competition. After winning a loose ball in the match against Fitzroy, Mr Sachse turned to run, and ducked into an attacking player. The split second movement shunted Mr Sachse's neck and the resultant spinal injury left him a quadriplegic.

Finding the ‘Wright Stuff’ to Press Onward

Los Angeles (PRWEB) Spinal injuries affect approximately 276,000 Americans with varying degrees of longevity and quality of life. For Victor J. Wright, his young...

Tory Williams combats controversy surrounding stem cell therapy with new book

Mary Ann Liebert Inc. makes foray from scientific and medical journals to consumer arena with launch of new non-fiction work, 'Inevitable Collision' (New Rochelle, New...

Bob Bell Books

Un Moving Four Ward: Tales and Tips For Keeping Perspective Despite Life's Challenges is Bob's story. Equal parts humorous, inspirational, informative, and painfully honest,...

Paralyzed since ’89, Bob Bell still seeks challenges

Adventurer Bob Bell won't let paralysis keep him from living his life. Bob Bell is a funny, smart, inquisitive, witty guy. The kind of fellow that...

Injured as undergrad, college teacher learns to cope

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — Pensacola, Fla., is more than 1,100 miles from St. John's University in Collegeville, Minn., but Robert Bell found himself feeling...