A social network and support resource for friends, family, and survivors of spinal cord injury.
I have some very cool friends from Cal State Dominguez Hills that are putting together a Research project and would like everyone's feedback if you can just please take a few minutes and do their survey. This kind of surveys definitely helps out the spinal cord community and would definitely help out the future of those who have experienced spinal cord injuries.
Also if you have your own list of friends that may be…Continue
On this episode, we discuss California's In-Home Supportive Services with our friends from PASC. Enjoy the show...
- IHSS 4.4% cuts scheduled for July 1st in addition to the 3.6% cuts that consumers already have
- CMIPs II—a new timesheet system starting July 31st and PASC is…
Meet Jayde, a wheelchair user who decided she needed to make some changes and lose weight. She has lost 43lbs already!! Awesome! But she has quite a way to go...
When I first became disabled (In July of 2008) I thought my "life" was over. Sure I was alive, but what the heck did it matter when I couldn't DO anything I loved anymore? But I have found my way!
I hope you will be with me through my journey. I intend to talk about the challenges I am conquering, the weight I am losing…
The following weeks after a spinal cord injury are the most important for becoming healthy again. Physical therapy is the sensible route to take, because the trained specialists know how to push you to your best ability. Spinal cord injury like mine has a mandatory therapy program. Not all injuries can be corrected, but don’t give up on therapy because it can help in many ways. The loss of…Continue
Great news! On May 14th, U.S. Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Thad Cochran (R-MS) joined in a bipartisan introduction of Senate bill S. 948, which is parallel legislation to House bill H.R. 942 introduced in March, that supports the creation of a Separate Benefit Category for Complex Rehab Technology under Medicare. If you have not already called your members of the Senate or Congress, we encourage you to still do so to ask them to sign on as a co-sponsor of Bill…Continue
This world of ours is full of barriers and limitations for individuals with disabilities; especially, those who are in power wheelchairs. But, one limitation that should not be accepted is the…Continue
We are currently looking to hire disabled people with end user experience of medical supplies like catheters and wound care products. Part-Time possitions are available for the southern California region. Job training will be provided. If you or…Continue
A yearlong workshop at the Magee Rehabilitation Hospital in Philadelphia is connecting people with mobility disabilities to a growing field in need of new professionals — computer science. It’s called Project ENABLE and pays participants to train in computer programming and related topics. Funding comes from the National Science Foundation. This week students are learning [...]
Syracuse, N.Y. – Jeffrey Campbell, a paralyzed quadriplegic Army veteran from Skaneateles, frequently goes to the Syracuse VA Medical Center for treatment when his multiple sclerosis flares up. The 38-year-old was admitted Monday, making him one of the first patients in the VA’s new Spinal Cord Injury and Disorder Center, which is part of a [...]
The Mountain Trike Offers riders the freedom to venture out around town or into the countryside. Whether that is to the beach, down muddy tracks, over grass or along cobbled streets, gravel driveways and even through snow. We call this All-Terrain. With a conventional wheelchair, the smallest everyday journey or outdoors activity can seem daunting. [...]