Thursday, September 23, 2021

Tag: life

A paraplegic scuba diver is helping disabled swimmers achieve their dreams

Nine years after a terrifying scuba accident crushed his spine, a paraplegic scuba diver is back in the water helping disabled divers. Rich Osborn, 30,...

Gloves for Life

Enable Your Hands — Enable Your Life! These unique push gloves are designed to help quadriplegics and others with limited dexterity by making it more...

Disability doesn’t prevent rural Iowa County man from coaching dance team

BARNEVELD — Jeremy Amble always wanted to be a dairy farmer, but after a car accident on May 25, 1991, his goals quickly changed. Amble...

Let’s Roll Out ALS

Eddy Lefrançois built his site to share information regarding my diagnosis with ALS, and raise awareness about this terrible disease — please read about...

What is life like with a spinal cord injury?

Having a spinal cord injury changes some things forever, but you can still have a full and rewarding life. A saying among people who...

Question Time with Jai (Spinal Cord Injury)

https://youtu.be/4WUpyYBwrDs Jai’s life nearly ended after a dip in the ocean resulted in a high-level spinal injury. He explains how he's carved out a great...

Real-life ‘Iron Man’: Paralyzed surgeon uses standing wheelchair to perform surgeries

https://youtu.be/QKLemdYK-wM Dr. Chris McCullough of the Morristown Medical Center uses a $20,000 dollar standing wheelchair enabling him to perform five to six surgeries a day....

Life goes on after acquired disability

ON A summer day in 1985, Bruce Stark got up, went to work and became a quadriplegic. Bruce, who is president of the Sunshine...

Making art out of life’s struggles

After becoming paralysed at the age of 22, Gilbert Tan thought his life was over. But perseverance and dedication saw him become a...

Quadriplegic author: ‘I will be out of this chair one day’

The story he wanted to tell was several decades in the making, so it’s easy to see why David Rippy took two-and-a-half years to...