July 2006 Table of Contents


Convention Call: PVA Revisits San Diego

Members and their families head West to discuss serious matters important to paralyzed veterans, socialize, share stories, and regroup.

Mountainside Memories

Skiing and other winter-sports activities can do more than provide exhilarating experiences—they can motivate people in unexpected ways.

Hot Wheels

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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And Finally...

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.

Living Well

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.

Money Talks

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."

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