Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Tag: Children

Sesame Workshop Debuts New Muppet as Part of Initiative Supporting Children Affected by Conflict...

Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization behind Sesame Street and local adaptations around the world, is unveiling a new Muppet character as part of...

Gun-related spinal cord injury in childhood brings hardship later

(HealthDay)—Spinal cord injuries in childhood are devastating no matter how they happen, but new research suggests that kids felled by gunshots are even worse...

Amazing Halloween Costumes for Kids that use Wheelchairs

Doctor Who "We love Doctor Who for its optimism and creativity, which are in my child. I also love this costume because Doctor Who's time...

Pregnancy In Women With Spinal Cord Injuries: What To Know

It is important to find a physician who understands your unique situation. Many women with SCI report this being the hardest part. Planning to have...

Outfitting Your House for a Child With a Disability

Are you outfitting a home for a child with a disability? The U.S. Census Bureau reports that around 12 percent of the population is...

UofL faculty develop and license specialized treadmill for children with spinal cord injuries

Medicine, engineering work together to build custom tool for successful therapy Children with spinal cord injuries have experienced remarkable results in recovery at the University...

Kansas man creating custom Halloween costumes for kids in wheelchairs

OLATHE, Kan. (KAKE) -A Kansas nonprofit is again going above and beyond for kids in wheelchairs this Halloween by creating custom costumes.WDAF reports Walkin'...

Quadriplegic mother over comes the odds; reaches goals

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QoT-E5epzcg BENTON, Ark.-A Benton mother not letting an injury stop her from reaching her goals. Jen Goodwin suffered a spinal cord injury from a boating accident...

Barbie introduces dolls with wheelchairs and prosthetic limbs

(CNN)Barbie's new looks could help fight the stigma around physical disabilities. In June, Barbie will debut a doll with a prosthetic leg and another that...

Girl with disability triggers invention that’s sweeping the globe

"I have saved recess for myself and a million other people!" Zoey Harrison exclaimed. ITHACA, Mich. - Sometimes in life, ''unintended consequences'' happen. They are...