Sunday, April 18, 2021

Tag: Legal

Access2CRT.org

The Access2CRT.org website shares information regarding Complex Rehab Technology (CRT) and provide resources and tools to promote and protect access for people with disabilities. Complex Rehab Technology includes medically necessary and individually configured manual and...

How can employers support workers with spinal injuries?

There has been slow progress in getting more disabled people into work, and those with spinal cord injuries have a particularly low employment rate. What can employers do to support them back to work,...

Disabled people concerned about plastic straw ban

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 22 — Banning plastic straws will affect people with physical disabilities as reusable alternatives are not safe for them, a spinal cord injury association has said. The Malaysian Spinal Cord Injury Advocacy...

DisabilityAdvisor.com

Navigating the disability benefits maze can be difficult, stressful and risky. And trying to find the information and answers you need can be overwhelming, time consuming and frustrating. That’s where DisabilityAdvisor.com makes a BIG...

10 of the most significant advances in spinal injury repair

Until World War II, people with spinal cord injuries had few treatment or rehabilitation options. And even today, spinal cord injuries can have catastrophic effects on everything from mobility to sensation, bladder, bowel and...

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 also common causes of spinal cord injuries. A (so-called) non-traumatic...

TappCar’s accessible vehicles welcome in Edmonton, even for increased price, say advocates

Rideshare accessibility comes into focus Accessibility advocates say they're cautiously optimistic new rideshare alternatives could make lives easier for people using wheelchairs but add they shouldn't have to pay extra for the convenience. Recently departed Uber...

The way forward

It was the beginning of a summer that promised to be one of his best ever. Josh Basile loved his new job as a lawyer at a top medical malpractice firm in Washington. He was...

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 zero-tolerance drug policy. Cannabis consumption is cause to be fired in...

Spinal cord injury and SSD benefits

Between 12,000 and 20,000 people will sustain spinal cord injuries this year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Another 200,000 people, including many Chicago residents, already live with these injuries. While...