August 2006 Table of Contents
Architects go "above and beyond" when implementing a San Francisco museum's accessible features—and earn the prestigious Barrier-Free America Award.
For most people in India with disabilities, mobility is just a dream. A U.S. research lab and a local manufacturing group are tackling the challenge of making that dream a reality.
Athletes with disabilities compete at the 20th National Veterans Golden Age Games.
In pursuit of better lives for members and other people with disabilities, PVA carries a lot of weight and influence—largely because of its Government Relations programs.
Nine new grants will enhance quality of life and increase knowledge about spinal-cord injury/dysfunction.
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Also in this issue:
Maureen Blair Lurvey gives us a candid look at her career as a caregiver.
People in the News
Chris Devlin-Young's rise from novice skier to Paralympic medalist.
Music can be as powerful as a drug to help calm individuals who are very stressed.
PN columnist Carol Randall writes about how Wisconsin is opening doors for people with disabilities. Also: Travel to the south of France and the Greek Isles.
Mobility and More
James Inkster gives some tips on choosing the most appropriate vehicle and adaptations given your particular situation.
Bart Brophy and friends fight for access to beaches for people with disabilities.
Disabled biker Sid Wallick helps raise funds for the Arizona Heart Institute.
Clyde Reed, PVA NSO, explains how income from part-time employment affects veterans' benefits or ratings.
Columnist S. Laurance Johnston, PhD, continues his discussion of curanderismo and its spiritual roots.
Sexuality and SCI
Dr. Stanley Ducharme further explains reasons behind sexual dysfunction and recent advancements in understanding women's health.