February 2007 Table of Contents
The Center for Neuroscience and Regeneration Research is harnessing "the molecular revolution" to find cures for people with spinal-cord injury/dysfunction.
Last November's elections changed the makeup of the U.S. Congress. What can we expect now?
College isn't for everyone, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't pursue some sort of higher education or job training.
To stay informed on VA's benefits and healthcare issues, PVA's national service officers?professionals in every way?went back to class.
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Also in this issue:
PVA President?s Message
When a veteran?s benefits are cut or denied, it?s easy to overlook the fact that VA claims workers, many of whom are veterans, are buried in paperwork.
Reasons & Remarks
Computer terms are defined.
Access through Architecture
The renovated complex at George Washington?s Mount Vernon is fully accessible.
On The Job
Five suggestions for writing the perfect résumé.
Accessible houseboats are available at Lake Powell.
Mobility and More
Vantage Mobility International is now converting Honda?s popular Odyssey minivan.
Workshop looks at current trends in research and clinical practice for spinal-cord injury.
Consistent fluid intake and routine bladder emptying are important.
A Closer Look
Accessibility is the law at spring training sites.
On the Hill
Details of Veterans Benefits, Health Care, and Information Technology Improvement Act of 2006.
Sexuality and SCI
Communication is key to good sexual relationship.
Beaver Creek hunt is held for disabled hunters.
Sports and Recreation
United States team takes curling championship in Canada.
Veteran is eligible for extended life insurance coverage under provisions of law signed in 2006.
Results are mixed regarding benefits of treadmill training.
In "Chronic Nights," a man is bent on revenge toward men in wheelchairs. Eleven other books are reviewed.
National MS Society is planning to provide care management and financial assistance.
Sales of product to benefit people with spinal-cord injury.
Product helps children and adults who have difficulty tying shoelaces.
Young teenage girl writes of her first encounter, at age 9, with the word "paralyzed."