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The Uber app is built to expand access to transportation options for all, including people with disabilities, and we are constantly innovating our platform and operations to meet that demand. Today, we are announcing a new platform innovation: the ability to request a wheelchair accessible vehicle in New York City’s outer boroughs.
Recently, we met…Continue
September is National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month. Triumph is going to start a viral hashtag (#) campaign to help celebrate, using #morethanmychair. We are hoping you and your members can participate.
Our idea is simple: we…Continue
Hi, this is my first post and I won't lie I'm kinda really nervous about even asking this question. The short version - I was injured @ C6-C7 but got up and went home. I went to the Dr and just had issues with a diagnosses and getting an MRI /…Continue
Hey guys! We wanted to share this little blurb of info we collected on the ABLE act. For some of you, you may be trying to figure out insurance and benefits. This may help:When something catastrophic happens to you or a loved one, it can be easy to…Continue
Hi everyone, I had always wanted to become a Print Model, Now I have been in a Wheelchair since 1988, I wanted to know if anyone has a career in this field. How can I get started as a disabled print model and voice-over career. I live in Los…Continue
Hey al do l,So I'm in and and sudden need a of a new vehicle. I was driving a Toyota Tundra with a lift which worked fine, but gas was terrible. Before my truck I had a Honda Element, which I would get again, but decent used ones are out of my…Continue
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A man who is at the center of a new project being conducted by researchers from the University of California Irvine is giving hope to people with spinal cord injuries who have lost their ability to move their limbs that they will be able to one day walk again.
For paraplegic Adam Fritz, the thrill of the computer-assisted first steps he took five years after being paralysed in a motorcycle crash came only after he was unhooked from the system that enabled him to walk briefly in a bioengineering lab.
After a man completely paralysed from the waist down became the first paraplegic patient to walk without relying on manually operated robotic limbs, ITV News looks at ten remarkable breakthroughs in paralysis treatment.
Two survivors of devastating spinal cord injuries shared their stories with Global News, describing their paralysis and the very different ways their lives have changed since losing their ability to walk.
Last month, David Sharp and his fellow colleagues at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, N.Y., received a $1.2 million grant from New York State to advance their promising technology for treating paralysis and other effects of spinal cord injuries (SCI). Sharp recently spoke with Laboratory Equipment’s Editor-in-Chief Michelle Taylor about what the funding means to him and how he intends to use it to further his promising research.