Thursday, April 15, 2021

Tag: Children

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 children is an important decision that most women will make...

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 disabled while the PEW Research Center puts that number even...

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 of Louisville and Frazier Rehab Institute through locomotor training, a...

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' and Rollin's over-the-top designs stop people in their tracks. One of...

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 11 years ago. She has her dream job and enjoying life...

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 comes with a wheelchair. The new dolls are part of Mattel's...

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 outcomes that are not the ones foreseen and intended by...

A Spinal Cord Injury Can’t Stand In The Way Of A Great Mom

When Debbie Soliz first got injured, she was told motherhood might never happen for her. Now, she dedicates her life to showing other women with spinal cord injuries that anything is possible. “He learned I...

Adult Stem Cells Treat Spinal Cord Injury

Laura Dominguez-Tauer is a living, breathing example of what it takes to overcome adversity. An oil spill on a San Antonio freeway is blamed for the car crash that sent Laura and her brother...

LeGrand and Nichols inspire spinal cord patients together

NEW BRUNSWICK – Promoting positivity, Eric LeGrand and Mike Nichols took several pediatric patients by surprise with a visit at PSE&G Children’s Specialized Hospital Monday. With smiles, laughter, encouraging words and shared experiences, Nichols and...