Friday, May 24, 2024

Tag: Independence

American Soldiers Reunite with Iraqi Child

Andrews Air Force Base Saturday evening, February 28, 2004 Washington, DC – Two American soldiers who recently returned to the United States after completing their...

Iraqi Child’s Life In Balance

12-year-old Paralyzed by Accidental Mortar Being Evacuated to USA BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- A U.S. mortar attack that hit the wrong target has...

Drink-Aide!

Drink-Aide is a cost-effective solution to many caregiver concerns too. It provides a number of practical benefits including: * Frees caregiver to attend to other...

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...

Equipment eases adjustment

Paralyzed from the neck down and still dependent on a respirator, actor Christopher Reeve is nevertheless a man with much work to do. "I...

10 TIPS FOR FAMILY CAREGIVING

1. Choose to take charge of your life. Don't let your loved one's illness or Disability always take center stage. We fall into caregiving often...

International Orgs

Australasian Spinal Research Trust (Australia) The Trust is dedicated to finding a cure for paralysis via promotion and funding of research and dissemination of information...

Associations & Orgs

American Paraplegia Society Dedicated to improving the quality of medical care delivered to persons with SCI. Promotes research and the review of scientific findings. American Spinal...

First-ever guidelines for spinal cord injuries.

How spinal cord injuries (SCI) are managed--especially in the critical early stages--has a profound effect on a patient's outcome. The publication of the first...

Rover in Rehab

Therapy dogs work with SCI patients at University of Washington and Harborview Medical Centers Animal lovers know how comforting a pet can be. Health...