December 2002 Table of Contents


MS Research: Full Speed Ahead

Scientists are beginning to find answers to questions about this unpredictable disease. Take a look at what's happening.

Truth & Fiction

Writing gives this disabled Vietnam vet a point of focus and a direction for life.

Create Your
Safety Shield

You don't have to be easy prey; disability is not synonymous with victimization. Here are some tips on how to protect yourself.

Special Section: How to Handle the Holidays

Some practical advice on how to decompress from all that holiday stress and how to banish those seasonal blues.

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Also in this issue:

Reasons & Remarks:

PN Editor Cliff Crase comments on the challenges of policing handicap-parking violators.


Proposed new accessibility guidelines for recreational facilities. What will they accomplish?

Caregiver Connection:

Could this be you? An inside look at the thoughts and emotions of a caregiver living with the continuous decline in her husband's mobility.

Fish Tales

The final two stops on the 2002 PVA National Bass Trail and a look ahead to the Grand National Championship.

Government Relations:

The U.S. Supreme Court is reviewing another case under ADA's employment revisions.

On the Job

One man's journey of independence has led to a successful career.

Living Well:

What effect can osteoporosis have on you, and what can you do about it?

Mobility & More:

Looking for some traction as you traverse the season's ice and snow? Here's where to find it!

Money Talks:

Can value averaging reduce investment risk?

News Beat:

A free service lists disability law and advocacy events nationwide.

Sports & Recreation:

Softball champs: The third time's the charm.

Travel Tips:

Cruising with a service dog? You bet!

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