May 2006 Table of Contents
An Alaskan cruise, a cherry festival in America's heartland, voyaging to the bottom of the Grand Canyon, and savoring the bed-and-breakfast experience pass accessibility tests. Writers tell what it's like to venture out on the water, go up in the air, blaze a trail in the Southwest, and check into a cozy country retreat.
You may be considering legal action related to your spinal-cord injury. Do you know what to look for before hiring an attorney?
Throughout its history, the Paralyzed Veterans of America has supported a full spectrum of activities that improve SCI survival and enhance quality of life.
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Reasons & Remarks
PVA celebrates its 60th anniversary, but the organization had to overcome many obstacles to get off the ground. Editor Cliff Crase describes some of the roadblocks.
Columnist Dan Jones gives investment advice for the long haul.
Dr. Tom Kiser discusses secondary medical issues that can develop after SCI.
A Closer Look
David Boninger, Ph.D., describes an upper-body exercise system that puts fun into your workout.
Sports and Recreation
River Cats Independence Field in Sacramento celebrates opening day for players with disabilities.
Apartment complex designed for people with disabilities opens in Mississippi.
Short-term treatable condition may be the reason blurred-vision claims are denied. Norman Hungerford, PVA NSO, explains what you can do.
PVA President's Message
The sacrifices made by veterans in keeping our country free is emphasized by PVA President Randy L. Pleva Sr. in testimony to the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
A portable shower for wheelchair users is one of the products at the World Congress & Exposition on Disabilities. Columnist Herb Drill has the goods on the goods.