July 2006 Table of Contents
Members and their families head West to discuss serious matters important to paralyzed veterans, socialize, share stories, and regroup.
Skiing and other winter-sports activities can do more than provide exhilarating experiences—they can motivate people in unexpected ways.
Put the top down! RediAuto Sport offers the lure of convertible sports cars—complete with modified stick shifts—to drivers with disabilities.
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The love and strength of Bridget Bauer's mother pulls the young woman through the rough times following her spinal-cord injury.
People in the News
Twenty years after losing his left leg in an accident, Michael Ricci is helping disabled veterans express themselves through theater arts with the "Wounded Warriors" program.
Sleep apnea is ten times more common in the SCI population, and the respiratory problems it causes can be quite serious.
PVA President's Message
Athletes at National Veterans Wheelchair Games deserve our support, and health training seminar provides valuable information.
Reasons & Remarks
History in the making: Reception at PVA's annual convention in San Diego to be held onboard the USS Midway aircraft carrier.
Many people remain confused about their finances, especially investments, so streamlining and organizing are in order.
Sports and Recreation
National Hot Rod Association drivers who support PVA are recognized.
Around the House
Electric-powered automated lift offers an alternative to the common wood ramp. Also, tips for making your bedroom more comfortable.
Five products are profiled: A beach wheelchair, a handy mug, an adjustable cushion, a book reader, and "The Conquest."