Thursday, April 22, 2021

Tag: TEDx

Transcending Disability… Toward a Cure for Spinal Cord Injury

https://youtu.be/b47FE_8ycsQ Dr. Dena Shahriari works on improving function after traumatic nerve injuries especially spinal cord injuries. She aims to introduce approaches and tools that are accessible to other researchers and clinicians to join forces in...

The barriers to becoming a doctor with quadriplegia | Dinesh Palipana | TEDxBrisbane

https://youtu.be/cK5Rl4aRuEw Halfway through medical school, Dinesh was involved in a catastrophic motor vehicle accident that caused a cervical spinal cord injury. He still went on to complete his Doctor of Medicine (MD) and an Advanced...

Funding the Future of Accessible Air Travel | Michele Erwin | TEDxPlano

https://youtu.be/TENpIfpUxKA Founder and President of All Wheels Up, Michele Erwin’s interest in accessible air travel began when she realized traveling with her son who has a severe physical disability and uses a wheelchair was not...

How paralyzed people are learning to walk | Susan Harkema | TEDxManhattanBeach

https://youtu.be/UldL951NGLQ Until now, it was believed that paralysis resulting from spinal cord injury was irreversible. In her provocative talk, Susan Harkema shares breakthrough research showing amazing functionality of the spinal cord, giving people with paralysis...

Checking your assumptions: What our perceptions get wrong | Kelly Brush | TEDxMiddlebury

https://youtu.be/tn6GabRa8g4 Kelly Brush Davisson was born and raised in Charlotte, Vermont. She started skiing at the age of 4 and began alpine ski racing at age 7. Kelly attended the Green Mountain Valley School in...

Creating Our Future with Spinal Cord Injury Therapy | James St John | TEDx

https://youtu.be/SdExeJvjVCs A/Prof James St John is an incredibly talented and innovative professor who hopes to demonstrate the endless possibilities of science. Continuing the ground-breaking research of the 2017 Australian of the Year, Prof Alan Mackay-Sim, A/Prof...

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...

Workforce of Ability – Ben Trockman – TEDxEvansville

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HnlOOOVxAyY While employers battle the “war for talent,” there exists a significant population of talented, problem-solving people, who have been largely excluded from the workforce. This population, people with disabilities, comprises 1 billion people worldwide;...

Robot helps quadriplegic man tour St. Louis Art Museum

ST. LOUIS • A robot rolled into the galleries of the St. Louis Art Museum on Thursday. It was tall, as tall as a man. It had a sturdy base and a thin monitor; something of an iPad on a pole with wheels. It came up the elevator, exited on the third floor, and drove past the Norman Rockwell, the Thomas Hart Benton and all those George Caleb Binghams.

Reconnecting a paralyzed man’s brain to his body through technology | Chad Bouton |...

https://youtu.be/BPI7XWPSbS4 This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. What if you were in an accident or had a stroke that left you paralyzed or without the ability...