Friday, April 12, 2024

Tag: Children

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...
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...

Common Myths about Spinal Cord Injuries

The internet can be a gift and a curse at the same time. It offers the potential of providing people with some very valuable...

Spinal Cord Injury Patients Face Many Serious Health Problems Besides Paralysis

MAYWOOD, IL –  Paralysis is just one of the many serious health problems faced by patients who suffer spinal cord injuries. Spinal cord patients also are...

Male Fertility After a Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal Cord Injury Fertility Management - The Men’s Clinic at UCLA Spinal Cord Injury Fertility A spinal cord injury is a devastating event in a man’s...

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...

UofL researchers’ discovery helping children with spinal cord injuries

Locomotor training is helping Emmalie, who was unable to walk after suffering a spinal cord injury, take steps, sit up on her own and...

‘Can’t’ doesn’t exist for incredible boy who suffers from spinal cord injury

WATCH: Twelve-year-old Tai Young defies the odds and breaks down barriers. Susan Hay has the story in the latest Making a Difference. MARKHAM – This...

World’s First Child-Sized Exoskeleton Aims To Improve Quality Of Life Of Kids With Spinal...

https://youtu.be/aPkkjOMB-J4 A research team in Spain has developed the world's first exoskeleton prototype to help disabled children learn how to walk and sustain mobility. The...

Paralyzed grandma given gift of play with her family

https://youtu.be/RHHfChe_LLo Donna Lowich lives with quadriplegia, so interacting with her grandchildren does not come easy. Until she was given Adaptoys, which opened up the world...