Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Tag: Employment

Paralyzed man keeps busy driving for Uber

Luigi Girotto, of Rye, N.Y., drives his Uber van through the streets of Greenwich. Girotto is a quadriplegic and offers rides to clients with special transportation needs in his wheelchair-accessible van. His van has special driving controls that make it possible to operate with a limited range of motion.

Company surprises employee with high-tech wheelchair

A company known for its top-secret tanks is keeping its biggest and best secret for one of their own. For the past four months employees at Howe and Howe Technologies in Waterboro have been secretly building a "Ripchair 3.0" for Tony Tulo, a salesperson at the company who is paralyzed from the chest down.

Man does not let spinal cord injury stop him from living life

iviera Beach Police officers are honoring the department’s newest disabled employee. At the young age of 16, Sean Garrick was in a bad car crash that left him paralyzed from the waist down. Unsure if he’d ever walk again, Garrick’s recovery continues to this day almost 13 years later.

Colorado court rules fired medical marijuana patient can’t get job back

Brandon Coats is a quadriplegic who was fired by Dish Network after failing a drug test in 2010. The company said it has a...
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...

Veterans with spinal cord injuries gain jobs, sense of purpose

TAMPA — Troy Webb rolled his wheelchair back from a wall of screens showing the busy hallways of the James A. Haley VA Medical...

Paralysis leads to business success

On July 27, 1993, 19-year-old Paul Farthing was playing with his Great Dane pup near his backyard pool. “I had just shaved my head and...

Long Beach vocational assistance program helps veterans with spinal injuries find jobs

LONG BEACH >> Knowing that college was not what he wanted to do in his 20s, Mike Metal joined the Navy and trained to...

The inspirational doctor paralyzed from the waist who can still perform surgeries thanks to...

A successful Missouri surgeon has beaten unbelievable odds by returning to the OR after suffering sudden paralysis from the waist down. Dr. Ted Rummel lost...

Bangalore: They’re job ready. But workplace isn’t ready

A wheelchair-bound man got a placement, but couldn't take it up as the workplace wasn't disabled-friendly. Meet P Shivashankar Naidu, Anjanappa SN and Shivaraj MV....