Monday, October 21, 2019

Tag: TEDx

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

Published: September 19, 2019 | Spinal Cord Injury:

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 Clerkship in Radiology at the Harvard University.

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

Published: March 12, 2019

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 new reason for hope.

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

Published: November 21, 2018

A/Prof James St John is an incredibly talented and innovative professor who hopes to demonstrate the endless possibilities of science.

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

Published: September 13, 2018 | Spinal Cord Injury:

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 Cuddy, whose TED talk about body language has nearly 15 million views, describes the new talk by Pollock and his partner, human rights lawyer, Simone George, as “the most powerful, moving talk I have ever seen at TED.”

Workforce of Ability – Ben Trockman – TEDxEvansville

Published: December 12, 2017

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; 56 million Americans, and represents the world’s largest minority.

Robot helps quadriplegic man tour St. Louis Art Museum

Published: February 13, 2015 | Spinal Cord Injury:

ST. LOUIS • A robot rolled into the galleries of the St. Louis Art Museum on Thursday.

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

Published: November 25, 2014

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 to speak?

Fearless like a child — overcoming adversity | Jack Kavanagh | TEDxTallaght

Published: November 7, 2014 | Spinal Cord Injury: , ,

Jack Kavanagh a young student broke his neck doing something he had done hundreds of times that summer. Here he tells his inspirational story of how he had to adapt to a new normal

Adventurer Mark Pollock: The Mark of a real man

Published: October 13, 2014

2013-05-08 10.26.51.jpgAdventurer unbowed despite blindness and paralysis, says Suzanne Harrington

ON the evening of November 12, in 30 cities, including Dublin, Cork, Belfast, London and Manchester, runners wearing flashing red armbands will raise money for a condition that currently has no cure.

The background to Run In The Dark is the unfinished story of an astonishingly determined individual, Mark Pollock, who, with his girlfriend, is also the subject of a film, Unbreakable, directed by Ross Whitaker.

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