Sunday, April 18, 2021

Tag: women with disabilities

Woman with spinal cord injury shares pregnancy journey to bring visibility to people in...

A woman with a spinal cord injury who has been a wheelchair user her entire life, is sharing her joy with the world about getting pregnant. Alyssa Higgins, 30, from Rockland County, New York,...
Pregnancy In A Wheelchair

Pregnancy In A Wheelchair: Women Share Their Experiences & Advice

These mothers wish to share their experiences with the world to increase awareness and to encourage the hearts of other women. What is it like being pregnant and in a wheelchair? What is labor like...

Women ReAbled – Women’s Chapter of the Spinal Cord Injury Support Group (SCISG)

The Spinal Cord Injury Support Group (SCISG) Women’s Chapter vision is to provide a forum where members discuss female specific topics and share ideas to help those participating achieve a greater sense of self....

Pregnancy In Women With Spinal Cord Injuries: What To Know

It is important to find a physician who understands your unique situation. Many women with SCI report this being the hardest part. Planning to have children is an important decision that most women will make...

Quadriplegics Answer Web’s Most Searched Questions on Paralysis

https://youtu.be/ibGe2ehnhWA Jenny and Abby answer some of the webs most asked questions for people living with paralysis (specifically quadriplegia)! With years of experience, they answer the questions to the best of our knowledge and wisdom....

Model in wheelchair shares what it meant to be a part of New York...

"To now be a part of this representation is really beautiful and overwhelming because I craved it so much when I was little." All eyes were on the stunning wedding dresses at New York Bridal...

Women’s wheelchair rugby takes over Houston

University of Houston hosts the nation's first Women’s World Wheelchair Rugby Invitational Clinic As Karah Behrend grabbed the rims of her wheelchair and thrusted her arms forward, she hurtled down the rugby court—zigzagging as a...

This 17-Time Paralympics Champ Is Beyond Inspiring

One quick look is all it takes to know with 100 percent certainty that Tatyana McFadden is really, really strong. Her arms are rippling with muscles—muscles that have not only propelled her to 17...

A Spinal Cord Injury Can’t Stand In The Way Of A Great Mom

When Debbie Soliz first got injured, she was told motherhood might never happen for her. Now, she dedicates her life to showing other women with spinal cord injuries that anything is possible. “He learned I...

Experimental scaffold hasn’t reversed her paralysis, but she’s embraced life ‘with wheels as legs’

Jesi Stracham used to captivate biotech investors and inadvertently move markets with social media posts documenting her dogged quest to get out of her wheelchair and back onto her feet. These days, the energetic 24-year-old North...