Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Tag: Disabilty

Understanding disabilities brings Travis Roy to Reading middle schools

On Wednesday, March 18, the Understanding Disabilities program will present Travis Roy as a speaker for the Coolidge and Parker Middle Schools. Roy is...

Freshman takes spinal cord injury in stride

Brooke Rallis came to the University of New Hampshire in high hopes of being considered an equal among the thousands of freshmen. Standing at 5...

Wheels for Toddlers

CHICAGO (Ivanhoe Newswire) — There are more than 5 million kids living with disabilities in the United States. Many times, their unique physical challenges...

POWER celebrates ten years of helping others

For some people a disability can be devastating and for others it becomes a challenge, but with the help of People on Wheels Encouraging...

Man receives therapy in China

HOYLETON — As a speech therapist who works in the King City and surrounding area, Kelly Melton knows how difficult it is to overcome...

Tackling spinal cord injuries

Dr. Ragnarsson is a physiatrist (specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation) and professor and chairman of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at Mount Sinai....

Life as a disabled dad: leg-lifting

Ah, my legs. Since my spinal cord injury they are like jellies wrapped around a pair of golf clubs. They feel nothing and do...

Spinal Cord Injury

An injury to the spinal cord could result in a catastrophic permanent disability to the patient. Approximately 10,000 new cases of spinal cord injury...

Assistant provides disabled man bridge to independent living

Ronald Griffin was meant to be a caregiver. Following in the steps of his mother and grandmother, he entered the industry straight out of...

MAKING MIRACLES HAPPEN: CHALLENGE CENTER TAKES THE “DIS” OUT OF DISABILITES

(San Diego's East County) — “When I first had my stroke, I couldn’t speak or move my right side. I couldn’t walk,” recalled...