Cart offers additional postural support and positioning.
Fifty-three athletes have been named as U.S. Paralympics Track and Field High School All-Americans. Six of the high school athletes also competed in the London 2012 Paralympic Games.
Organization Refocuses Efforts on Unemployment Among People With Disabilities
The National Organization on Disability (NOD) turned 30 in October. The organization, which represents all types of disabilities, celebrated by renewing its commitment to finding solutions for the employment gap for people with disabilities.
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Magee Community Skills Center Offers City Street Therapy
Magee’s community skills center, founded in 1994, now sees around 1,500 patients a day, regardless of weather.
- By Elisha Bury
- Nov 01, 2012
Study involves how immune system enzymes regulate immune cell activation and migration.
Innovative therapies for spinal cord injury aren’t just for show. According to new research, these therapies can yield significant functional improvements leading to a higher quality of life.
In support of U.S. military veterans, Vantage Mobility International (VMI), a manufacturer of wheelchair accessible full-size and minivan conversions, has released a limited edition Patriotic Honda Odyssey with the Northstar conversion.
The seventh annual Kelly Brush Century Ride raised $250.000 to support spinal cord prevention and ski racing safety.
A proposed bill, H.R. 6381, is currently being considered to enable nonprofit organizations to rehabilitate and repair the homes of veterans with disabilities and low income
A recent study published in Neurobiology of Aging reports that a genetic signature in a region on chromosome 1 influences the age at which someone develops amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
United Spinal Association and Paralyzed Veterans of America have teamed up to create the Disability Gas Coalition aimed at restoring fueling assistance for people with disabilities.
Toyota Motor Sales and Vantage Mobility International (VMI), a manufacturer of wheelchair-accessible vehicles, have inked an agreement that will allow VMI to make conversions of the Toyota Sienna.
- By Laurie Watanabe
- Oct 04, 2012
The Institute for Veterans and Military Families at Syracuse University (IVMF) has teamed up with Griffin-Hammis Associates to release a new publication: Navigating Government Benefits & Employment: A Guidebook for Veterans with Disabilities.
Wheelchair Dancing's Appeal Is Integration, Joy of Movement
Companies such as American DanceWheels and the Dancing Wheels Company & School bring standing and wheeled students together to experience the joy of dance.
- By Elisha Bury
- Oct 01, 2012