October 2017 Table of Contents

 

Transferring Freedom

A unique surgical technique is helping people with SCI gain better use of their hands and wrists by rewiring nerves around their injury.

PAVEing a Path

For 10 years, PVA's PAVE program has been providing a way for veterans with disabilities and their families to find success in their careers and life.

Capturing the Moments

The 37th National Veterans Wheelchair Games in Cincinnati tugged at athletes' and fans' spirits in different ways.

Picking Up Para-Pickleball

Borrowing the rules from a few traditional net sports, a new game with a funny name is growing in popularity among the adaptive community.

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PVA From the Top - A United Purpose

I’m fortunate my job is among my fellow veterans, other PVA members who want to improve the quality of life for all veterans and their families.

Reasons and Remarks - Lowering the Bar

I explained that the low counter was never intended to be used for a checkout area.

On the Hill - Getting To Work

Observed for more than 70 years, NDEAM draws attention to the extraordinary resources that Americans with disabilities offer to the nation’s workforce.

Just for Women - Domestic Violence

According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, one in four women are survivors of severe physical violence by an intimate partner in their lifetime.

Veteran Advisor - Adaptive Vehicles

The adaptive equipment and training needed to safely get in and out and/or drive can get pricey.

And Finally - The Power Of A Visit

I recently read about a study done with monkeys that may have profound implications for the future of health care.



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