Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Tag: Employment

Dana Reeve Visits Walter Reed Army Medical Center

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10 /U.S. Newswire/ -- Today, Dana Reeve, wife of actor Christopher Reeve, a director of the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation (CRPF) and...

Why home Care Costs So Much

Institutional costs are eligible for Medicaid reimbursement to states. Home services aren't. I wrote awhile ago about activists pushing the Medicaid Community Attendant Services...

Understanding the Importance of Language

Every day more than thirty people become paralyzed from spinal cord injury (SCI) or disease. SCI generally results in one of two types of...

Facing the Realities of Managed Care and HMOs

Bill, 55, was repairing his roof on a Saturday afternoon when he fell, sustaining a C4 spinal cord injury. He was rushed to the...

Spinal Cord Injury Facts & Statistics

Think you know the facts about spinal cord injuries?  Here is some information that may surprise you. Who Do Spinal Cord Injuries Affect in...

Other Resource Sites

ADA - Americans with Disabilities Act U.S. Department of Justice ADA home page. ADA Technical Assistance Program Consisted of a diverse array of projects to further the...

Social Security Disability Benefits

When to apply: You should apply as soon as you become disabled. If you apply for Social Security, Disability benefits will not begin until the...

Average yearly expenses?

Average Yearly Expenses Severity of Injury First Year Each Subsequent Year High Quad(C1-C4) $572,178 $102,491 Low Quad(C5-C8) $369,488 $41,983 Paraplegia $209,074 $21,274 Incomplete any Level $168,627 $11,817 These figures do not include any indirect costs such as losses in...

Spinal Cord: Heal Thyself

Transplanted stem cells can improve Motor skills in injured rats FRIDAY, Aug. 30 (HealthDayNews) -- Japanese researchers are reporting yet another advance in the repair...

Life Satisfaction Among Persons with Spinal Cord Injuries

Every year, approximately 10,000 persons in the United States, typically young adults (New Mobility, 1996), seriously injure their spinal cords and become permanently paralyzed....