Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Tag: Disabilty

Spinal cord injury and SSD benefits

Between 12,000 and 20,000 people will sustain spinal cord injuries this year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Another 200,000 people, including many Chicago residents, already live with these injuries. While...

Paralyzed at her bachelorette party, bride to marry Friday

She'll wear the same dress at the ceremony one year after tragic accident RALEIGH, N.C. — A year after she was paralyzed in poolside horseplay at her bachelorette party, Rachelle Friedman knows one thing...

disABILITY Information and Resources

Jim Lubin's disABILITY Information and Resources Pages. One of the largest collections of resources for all types of disabilities. The pages provided here are meant to serve as a resource to provide useful information...

RERC on Wheelchair Transportation Safety

RERC on Wheelchair Transportation Safety, University of Pittsburgh. Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center (RERC) on Wheelchair Transportation Safety

Experimental Surgery For Paralyzed Kids

BACKGROUND: A new surgery is helping patients who have suffered a spinal cord injury or were born with spina bifida regain control of their bladder and bowel function. Spina bifida is a serious birth defect...

Are disabled teachers getting a raw deal?

Riccardo Paffetti was left paralysed after a sledging accident but six months later he is teaching again. Other disabled teachers aren't so fortunate. It is the weekly PE lesson for years three and four at...

Spinal Network – The Total Wheelchair Resource Book

The 4th edition of New Mobility magazine's Spinal Network: The Total Wheelchair Resource Book, the definitive resource for anyone who uses a wheelchair is now available. This 400-page guide provides information on health, adaptive sports...

People with disabilities can still have that drive

For most people, driving is a symbol of independence and freedom. It's also often necessary for work and for obtaining the necessities of life. It helps maintain our ability to socialize or take a...

Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Act Signed by President Obama as Part of Omnibus...

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation expresses appreciation to Congressional co-sponsors for passing first legislation specific to the paralysis community SHORT HILLS, N.J., March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, the national, non-profit...

Ms. Wheelchair Virginia Pageant 2009

Contestants say it's a great way to get together for a good time, while inspiring and motivating others.