March 2007 Table of Contents
For some people, life is not about living within the accepted boundaries of society—but about pushing the limits.
Beyond traumatic injury and multiple sclerosis, what diseases and conditions affect the spinal cord?
There's more to good wheeling than meets the eye. You don't just get in and go!
This leading research facility is making great strides to improve the mobility and function of people with disabilities.
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Also in this issue:
PVA President's Message
All of us must work together to make sure veterans do not lose a single benefit.
Reasons & Remarks
Programs and surveys yield some positive signs.
Mobility and More
Patent-pending device provides mobility options for wheelchair users.
People in the News
National Spinal Cord Injury Association honors "Class of 2006" at ceremony in Washington, D.C.
Growing assets and retaining purchasing power of money is essential.
Around the House
Addition to house provides special accommodating features for disabled person.
A Closer Look
PVA benefits from generosity of Juniper Networks, Inc.
On the Job
Personal Assistance Services: Invaluable for people with disabilities.
Side trip to Mexico proves enjoyable.
Tricks and tips to keep your mind sharp.
Family caregivers' health almost always put in jeopardy.
Sports and Recreation
Arizona event introduces disabled youth and adults to adaptive sports programming.
Staff at Townsend Bombing Range in Georgia hosts PVA hunters.
Researchers in China develop function-restoring therapies.
PVA helps veterans and veteran survivors.
Cleveland's Maximum Independent Living observes 25th anniversary.
A book tells how to deal with the ups and downs of MS. Also: A book on rafting and an insurance reference guide.
Cushions of "in between" sizes is profiled. Also: A high-performance power wheelchair.
Couple find bird-watching enjoyable. Look around and find your hobby!