Friday, April 12, 2024

Tag: Education

Roll Revolution

Roll Revolution is a hub for resources, tips and tricks to thriving and connecting after a SCI. Roll Revolution will serve as a hub for...

Quadriplegic teacher returns to classroom after surfing accident

THIELLS, NY (News 12 Hudson Valley) - A history teacher in New York has returned to the classroom after a surfing accident left him a quadriplegic. Some...

SpinalCord.com

Spinal Cord Injury Resource Center. Find everything you need to learn more about your injury, locate a doctor or treatment center, or discover financial relief to support you through this difficult time.

Autonomic dysreflexia in spinal cord injury

Autonomic dysreflexia often goes unrecognised in patients with spinal cord injury. Health professionals must be able to recognise when patients are at risk. A young patient with tetraplegia arrives in the emergency department with a severe headache, dilated pupils, beads of sweat on their forehead, chest pain, bradycardia and a blood pressure of 280/130. What do you think is happening? Recreational drug use? A hypertensive crisis with a renal, endocrine or neurological cause? Is your immediate response to carry out an electrocardiogram and blood tests? In fact, this life-threatening emergency could be caused by something as simple as a full bladder.

SCI-U | Healthy living starts here

SCI-U is a series of 10 multimedia courses about learning to live with spinal cord injury. The courses have been designed to give you the information you need to live a healthy, active life. They were developed by people who live with SCI, in collaboration with researchers and clinicians.

Think first to help prevent brain, spinal cord and other traumatic injuries

Billy Roussel is a risk taker. Always has been. So when he saw a platform high in a tree with a cable over the waters...

How to Play Blues Harmonica after a High Level Spinal Cord Injury

A few years ago Jeremy Olson discovered something that could dramatically improve the quality of life of many people. We already know that the harmonica is...

Cerebral Palsy Guide

Cerebral Palsy Guide - Your Guide to Cerebral Palsy Cerebral Palsy Guide provides free educational materials, financial options and emotional support for those affected by...

Jablonski Moving Forward, Three Years after Spinal Cord Injury

Jack Jablonski isn't letting a life-altering spinal cord injury get in the way of achieving his dreams. He's 19 years old now and just last month he started college at the University of Southern California.
Dan Horton quadriplegic teacher aide

Quadriplegic teacher aide a great role model

A MAN who became a quadriplegic after a motorbike accident is working as a teacher aide at Yarwun Primary School, and is one of...