Thursday, April 15, 2021

Tag: life

Blink of an Eye Podcast

Blink of an Eye explores life stories of trauma, loss, awakenings and epiphanies, beginning with my own story when I got the call that one of my 5 children, Archer, was in a catastrophic...

Quad Life Podcast

Quad Life brings you the daily realities of life with a spinal cord injury. Featuring stories that are often difficult, sometimes funny and always honest. Our episodes offer a window in the nuanced lives...

Should I say ‘disabled person’ or ‘person with a disability’?⁠

Recently, an Alberta woman with an obvious physical disability was asked to leave a grocery store and not come back because she could not pack her own groceries quickly enough. According to the report...

‘It’s going to be okay’: Mother uses personal experience to support people with spinal...

Mandurah mother-of-two Tayla Stone said if she could send a message to her teenage self, it would be that things are going to be okay. Sustaining a life-changing spinal cord injury in a dirt bike...

Living With Spinal Cord Injury | Wings for Life World Run

https://youtu.be/9yfpKqyXzFI Nina Wabra Jakič is the wife of Gal Jakič, one of the ambassadors of the Wings for Life World Run in Ljubljana Her life was very fast, she was an event planner, radio speaker, PR,...

The tremendous spirit of tetraplegic Catriona Williams – who defies odds to fundraise for...

This year Catriona will complete a month-long cycle tour in France. It happened just before Christmas on the 10th of November 2002. "You never forget your date," she tells me. It was the day Catriona Williams, one...

Quadriplegic artist, Frank Espinosa defies odds, uses mouth to paint

WHITTIER, Calif. (KABC) -- Artist Frank Espinosa helps to bring his paintings to life uses extraordinary skill, but unlike other artists, the Whittier man uses his mouth to create each one of his pieces. "I...

Views through the eyes and mind of artist Dale Tabor

After suffering a near-fatal accident that left him a quadriplegic, Dale Tabor found encouragement in his love for and commitment to artistic expression. He has painted hundreds of thousands of pictures on canvas and...

Quadriplegic painter finds talent amid tragedy

When Brenton Swartz was just 15-years-old a stray bullet struck his neck and robbed him of his ability to walk, and use his hands forever. From the pain and tragedy, Swartz found a hidden...

UCLA scientist gives couple hope while searching for a cure for paralysis

Mark Pollock, Simone George tell their remarkable life story in new TED talk If you think listening to a paralyzed, blind man discuss his life does not sound uplifting, meet Mark Pollock. Social psychologist Amy...