Sunday, June 20, 2021

Tag: Motivation

Paralyzed Veterans of America releases informational videos that empower veterans with disabilities to seek...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 18, 2021) — Paralyzed Veterans of America today released two informational videos focused on empowering PVA members and all veterans with disabilities to seek higher education and open new pathways. The...

Eric LeGrand Shares Words of Wisdom with Riverview Students

DENVILLE, NJ – Eric LeGrand stopped by Riverview Elementary School in Denville to share pearls of wisdom with its third, fourth and fifth graders on Wednesday, April 3. Approximately 200 students attended the assembly...

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...

Paralyzed Vermont woman receives hundreds of Valentine’s Day cards to decorate hospital room

https://youtu.be/26KwZ-Ly_0g COLCHESTER, Vt. — There's a patient wing at Fanny Allen in Colchester that's filled with a whole lot of love. "I've gotten cards from all over the place (like) New Mexico, Colorado, Florida, California, Washington...

For more than 30 years, A-1 Scuba and Craig Hospital have partnered to provide...

Deep beneath the surface of a crystal blue pool or a dark green ocean, differences tend to fade. As a former physical therapist at Craig Hospital of Englewood and longtime scuba diver, Scott Taylor...

LeGrand and Nichols inspire spinal cord patients together

NEW BRUNSWICK – Promoting positivity, Eric LeGrand and Mike Nichols took several pediatric patients by surprise with a visit at PSE&G Children’s Specialized Hospital Monday. With smiles, laughter, encouraging words and shared experiences, Nichols and...

She’s paralyzed. He has no arms. Together, they’re a sleek athletic team.

Hector Picard and Kerry Gruson were each in their mid-20s when devastating events permanently changed their lives. As a young reporter heading to Vietnam to cover the war in 1974, Gruson was interviewing a veteran...

Why I Don’t Let Adversity Define My Life After Spinal Cord Injury

I love lacing up my turquoise Nike running shoes each morning. However, every time I leave my house, going for a jog is the furthest thing from my mind as the door closes behind me....

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...

BOOK: No Backing Down

Quadriplegic Refuses to Let Disability Hinder Happiness John Thompson showcases the power of determination and self-belief in new book OLYMPIA, WA (PRWEB) January 17, 2017 - John Thompson was only a boy when a car stuck...