Friday, June 18, 2021

Tag: Interview

Voice-operated Camera for Journalist in Need

This journalist needed a voice-operated camera, but there was ‘nothing’ on the market. So he made her one As a trapeze performer, Carolyn Pioro made flying and flipping through the air look easy. Movement, she...

Burning desire: Quadriplegic artist turns sun’s rays into portrait of Oilers’ McDavid

'He's going up on my wall,' Norm Shewchuk says of the picture he created on wood Growing up in Gimli, Man., Norm Shewchuk was passionate about hockey. But in 1983, a life-altering accident ended his dream...

Paralyzed groom, 26, walks down the aisle with help of his new bride

Nearly eight years after Chris Norton was left paralyzed in a college football accident, he wed the woman of his dreams in a charming Southern ceremony where the pair were surrounded by tearful loved...

8-year-old boy raises money to buy his bestie a new wheelchair

When Paul Burnett first met Kamden Houshan in kindergarten, the two boys quickly became friends. They bonded over playing superheroes and creating goofy videos. While others often focus on Kamden’s wheelchair and disability, Paul...

Quadriplegic Drives 2016 Corvette Z06 — Jay Leno’s Garage

https://youtu.be/YyexjfEwp4k Driving with a disability can be a huge accomplishment, whether it is an amputation or something more severe. In Sam Schmidt's case, it couldn't get more severe. In 2001 Sam was paralyzed when his...

Spinal Cord Injury Research: Mayo Clinic Radio

https://youtu.be/OubpMu-2EcE Dr. Kristin Zhao, director of Mayo Clinic's Assistive and Restorative Technology Laboratory, and Dr. Kendall Lee, director of Mayo Clinic's Neural Engineering Laboratory, will discuss research that has successfully used intense physical therapy and...
Dr Peter Grahn

Ten Questions with Dr. Peter Grahn

In the summer of 2005 just graduated Willmar Cardinal basketball player Pete Grahn was enjoying a swim in Green Lake with friends when his life changed for good. It was an exciting time for Pete,...

Improving Life for People With Spinal Cord Injuries

“We are trying to improve someone’s quality of life. If someone can breathe without a ventilator, then you’ve increased their independence, and that, to me, is a huge success.” –Michael Lane, PhD Walking is not...

Spinal cord rehabilitation and repair: an interview with Quentin Barraud

Spinal cord repair and rehabilitation is a difficult but important topic to research, can you please give a brief overview of research in this field? There are many grades of spinal cord injuries, in terms...

A Guide To Spinal Cord Injury

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zwbJE0JrMzk This video was done as part of a project for one of Sam’s classes in nursing school. The people interviewed are very near and dear to our hearts and we hope that once you...