February 2008 Table of Contents
A spinal-cord injury doesn't necessarily end loving, being loved, intimacy, or parenting.
PVA grants advance the understanding of spinal-cord injury and diseases.
With input from research experts, this symposium's work will result in a crucial textbook for combat-amputee care.
An intensive session enables national service officers to offer the greatest assistance possible.
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Also in this issue:
PVA President's Message
Vets and their families benefit from our participation in Advocacy/Legislative Seminar.
Reasons & Remarks
Sidestepping the intent of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 is corrected with enactment of ADA Restoration Act of 2007.
Two widely consumed and presumably safe medications may minimize neurological damage after injury.
Therapies for Men
Discussion of oral medications and alternative therapies for men with spinal-cord injury.
Milwaukee wins PVA's Most Patriotic City contest. Also: PVAF celebrates 50 years of service, and Invacare Top End launches new Web site.
More than half of all people will need some form of long-term care during their lifetime.
A Closer Look
Gateway PVA wins long battle to make Soldiers Memorial accessible.
Access Through Architecture
Many projects still have wheelchair-accessibility issues.
Total disability rating can be attained if requirements are met for Individual Unemployability status.
Volunteer boat captains rounded up in time to ensure successful NEPVA Bass Trail event.
Sports and Recreation
San Diego area adaptive golf program has evolved into weekly clinics, an annual tournament, and a series of mini-tournaments.
Videos on overcoming obstacles after spinal-cord injury (SCI) and multiple sclerosis (MS). Also: Two books on the topic of MS, and a guide to living with SCI.
Two bathroom products are profiled as well as a wheelchair wheel that reportedly has a built-in brake system.