Thursday, October 22, 2020

Tag: Video

Disability Details

Published: October 3, 2020
www.disabilitydetails.com

Disability Details offers in depth information about Disability Rights, disability access, and disability life from a completely disability led perspective.

Disability Details is led by Stephanie Woodward, a proud disabled woman and an attorney focused on disability rights issues. Stephanie previously worked as a litigator at a disability rights law firm and served as the Director of Advocacy at an independent living center for five years. She also served as organizer with ADAPT, a national grassroots disability rights group.

Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Visionary Prize: Each winner awarded $1 million

Published: September 10, 2020

The Craig H. Neilsen Foundation is thrilled to announce the creation of the Craig H. Neilsen Visionary Prize and the selection of Andrea Dalzell, Dr. Brian K. Kwon, and Reveca Torres as its inaugural recipients. Each prize winner is awarded $1 million, respectively.

The Paralyzed World War II Veterans Who Invented Wheelchair Basketball

Published: September 2, 2020

In the late 1940s, paraplegics popularized the sport—and changed the game for the disability rights movement

On an unremarkable Wednesday evening in the spring of 1948, 15,561 spectators flocked to New York’s Madison Square Garden to watch two teams of World War II veterans play an exhibition basketball game.

Neuralink Reveals Working Brain-to-Machine Interface

Published: September 1, 2020

NeuralinkIn a live demonstration, Elon Musk revealed that Neuralink has successfully installed a working brain-to-machine interface inside a pig.

Elon Musk’s brain-hacking company Neuralink demonstrated a working brain-to-machine interface in a live demonstration on August 28th.

2020 Darrell Gwynn Wheelchair Challenge

Published: August 31, 2020 | Spinal Cord Injury: , ,

2020 Darrell Gwynn Wheelchair ChallengeNASCAR legends Tony Stewart and Darrell Waltrip, Daytona 500 Champion Ryan Newman, WWE Wrestler Bill Goldberg, Former MillerCoors Chairman Pete Coors, and Bass Pro Shop Founder Johnny Morris among Notables to Participate in the Inaugural Darrell Gwynn Wheelchair Challenge

Quadriplegic Record-Breaking Esports Gamer RockyNoHands Signs with Luminosity

Published: August 14, 2020 | Spinal Cord Injury: , ,

Rocky Stoutenburgh, a.k.a. RockyNoHands, has just made history yet again. The pro gamer was previously inducted into the Guinness World Records 2020 and Guinness World Records 2020 Gamer’s Edition, earning two different records in Fortnite while using a mouth-operated joystick. Now, according to a report from TheGamerRockyNoHands has become the first quadriplegic gamer to be signed to a professional esports organization.

Home Exercises for Spinal Cord Injury

Published: July 9, 2020

Exercise is essential after a spinal cord injury.

Buttons 2 Button Magnetic Adaptor Dressing Aide

Published: June 1, 2020

Wareologie is excited to launch with Buttons 2 Button Magnetic Adaptors. Convert your shirt buttons and buttonholes into magnetic closures. Overcome dexterity challenges and make it easy to get dressed and undressed.

‘Cell pores’ discovery gives hope to millions of brain and spinal cord injury patients

Published: May 14, 2020

Scientists have discovered a new treatment to dramatically reduce swelling after brain and spinal cord injuries, offering hope to 75 million victims worldwide each year.

The breakthrough in treating such injuries – referred to as central nervous system (CNS) edema – is thought to be hugely significant because current options are limited to putting patients in an induced coma or performing risky surgery.

When you can’t cough ― extra COVID-19 precautions for people with physical disabilities

Published: April 14, 2020

Mayo Clinic – ROCHESTER, Minn. — People with conditions such as spinal cord injury, Lou Gehrig’s disease and multiple sclerosis are at risk of developing severe respiratory problems related to COVID-19 because the muscles that help them breathe already may not function normally.

“When you have a condition that causes paralysis, or weakens muscles in the chest, abdomen or diaphragm, you may not be able to remove lung secretions by coughing,” says Kristin Garlanger, D.O., a Mayo Clinic physiatrist. “You may have difficulty inhaling and filling the lungs with oxygen that is carried to the rest of the body.