Friday, June 18, 2021

Tag: Colorado

Man now works at same hospital that treated him after his spine injury

A man who rehabilitated from a spinal cord injury at Craig Hospital now works there and is giving back to others. Christopher Luna grew up in a small central Texas town of around 1,400...

Quadriplegic creates Boulder trail guide for people with disabilities

BOULDER, Colo. -- Exploring the many trails Boulder has to offer is how Topher Downham connects with the world around him. "I love the connection and the solitude you get sometimes,” Downham said. "One of...

Hard-knock life? Performance of “Annie” by cast with disabilities adds heft, power to classic...

The Colorado-based Phamaly Theatre Company has burnished its artistic reputation by selecting shows that resonate — intellectually and emotionally — with the many facets of disability. Cast entirely with performers who live with disabilities,...

Colorado court rules fired medical marijuana patient can’t get job back

Brandon Coats is a quadriplegic who was fired by Dish Network after failing a drug test in 2010. The company said it has a zero-tolerance drug policy. Cannabis consumption is cause to be fired in...