June 2007 Table of Contents
Obtaining a service dog can be the start of a wonderful new journey to independence.
You can't see, taste, smell, or hear it. You can't feel it in someone else. Whether it's an ache, pure anguish, or some point in between, what causes pain—and what can we do about it?
Independent living is one challenge of aging with SCI/D. How can you find the right solution, at the right time, in the right place, for the right cost?
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Also in this issue:
PVA President's Message
Fun, camaraderie and competition abound at the National Veterans Wheelchair Games.
Reasons & Remarks
Craig Hospital celebrates 100 years of service.
Just for Women
Sexual response cycle varies from woman to woman and from disability to disability.
Mobility and More
Purchase of a used van turns into a horrible experience.
More valuable tips in making the right decisions with your retirement funds.
Fully accessible is how the Las Vegas monorail is described.
People in the News
Disabled angler is fishing again. Also: The generosity of Joseph Badzmierowski.
U.S. Navy veteran is fighting a monster in ALS.
Sports and Recreation
Results from National Wheelchair Basketball Association tournaments.
Chilly winds greet anglers at 2007 PVA Bass Tour opener.
ID jewelry is designed specifically for family caregivers.
Weak signals can be strengthened to produce desired functional effect.
Service dogs have their special place (see "True Partners" in this issue), but simply having pets around also provides benefits.
National Ability Center in exchange program with Thailand organization.
"Disability Harassment" is one of the publications profiled.
Device provides way to exercise while lying in bed.
Help Our Patriots Employment Act helps workforce veterans.