April 2002 Table of Contents
Adding accessibility (via a residential elevator) to this century-old home has been well worth the challenges.
What's the picture for Americans with disabilities?
Thinking about volunteering as a research subject? Remember, experimental medicine has risks as well as rewards.
Peripheral-nerve rerouting: an answer to restoring significant function after SCI?
Nonprofit, nonsectarian, and interracial, PVA is concerned with the welfare of veterans and nonveterans with SCI/D—and all people with disabilities.
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Also in this issue:
PN Editor Cliff Crase notes, if you think disability and hardship are the end of a happy, fulfilled life, you need to think again!
VW offers conversion assistance, lifts may exempt door latches, some hot new wheels make the scene, and a new trailer frame features a retractable lift.
A recession-proof career, and federal jobs for vets.
A major rehab hospital's study seeks the answer: Can manual therapy relieve postinjury pain?
Where to look for sources for those hard-to-find products that make life in a chair easier.
A TV series for the disabled traveler, some new travel guides, wheelchair-accessible taxi services in NY, where to find mobility aids when traveling in Europe, and Greyhound's lift-equipped buses.
An instructional program that has wheelers and their partners waltzing, two-stepping, and cha-cha-cha-ing.
MSers carry the Olympic torch.
The fifth "vital sign," and what you can do about UTIs.
Are you an entrepreneur looking for a little help? Check this out!
New consumer guides available.
A new health-education series on the Internet or CD.
A "Turbo" regatta, a new fishing device, and pigskin passion.