Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Tag: Employment

Dinesh Palipana

‘I might be quadriplegic, but I’m your doctor’

When medical student Dinesh Palipana suffered a severe spinal injury in a car crash, he was told his dream of becoming a doctor was...

Paralysis Couldn’t Keep This Minnesota Farmer Down

A snowmobile accident left Ryan Buck paralyzed from the chest down. Ten years ago, Ryan Buck and Lauren Carlson had bright plans for their future....

How Makeup Artist Steph Aiello Pursued Her Cosmetology Career After Becoming Quadriplegic

In 2010, one day before she was supposed to start cosmetology school, Steph Aiello was involved in a car crash that left her paralyzed...

Paralyzed in 2014 crash that killed her beloved husband, Robinette Tilley stays in family...

Robinette Tilley is the boss. The fact that she rides a wheelchair now instead of a motorcycle hasn’t changed that. Tilley was in her customary...

Workforce of Ability – Ben Trockman – TEDxEvansville

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HnlOOOVxAyY While employers battle the “war for talent,” there exists a significant population of talented, problem-solving people, who have been largely excluded from the workforce....

Stand-Up Wheelchair Lets Chef with Disabilities Continue His Career

In honor of National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month, Vocational Rehabilitation shares the story of a man who was able to return to his...

Real-life ‘Iron Man’: Paralyzed surgeon uses standing wheelchair to perform surgeries

https://youtu.be/QKLemdYK-wM Dr. Chris McCullough of the Morristown Medical Center uses a $20,000 dollar standing wheelchair enabling him to perform five to six surgeries a day....

Working or volunteering after a Spinal Cord Injury

The majority of spinal cord injuries are still caused by traumatic events, such as road traffic accidents or falls. Sports injuries and violence are...

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...

John the Barber: beats odds to cut hair again, even from a wheelchair

Getting shot six times and becoming paralyzed from the chest-down didn’t stop John “So Icey John” Sharp from becoming one of the best barbers...