April 2012 Table of Contents
When apnea disrupts your sleep cycle, the results can be disastrous. Research has suggested the risk might be greater for people with spinal-cord injury.
The Canadian Atlantic coast offers plenty of stunning scenery and incredible wildlife in several accessible settings.
A trip to Chile, Argentina, and Uruguay provides stunning beauty, unrivaled wildlife, accessibility and affordability.
Friendship and competition helped take Nick Taylor and David Wagner to the top of the wheelchair-tennis world.
More than $1 million in grants will help further SCI/D research.
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Virtual Seating Coach project can ease use of power-seat functions.
People with SCI must be especially vigilant in maintaining good fitness.
Tips to help you make your home a truly independent-living area.
Help is available for smartphone users who have disabilities.
Life-enhancing function may result from nerve transfers after spinal-cord injury.
Students' project looks at improving safety and comfort for air travelers with mobility-related disabilities.
Travel by train lets you see the countryside, but if you have a mobility disability, be sure to make plans well in advance.
Procedures and level of assistance vary among Australia's domestic air carriers.
Communication involves more than speaking and writing. How you look and act also help you make a good impression.
A new program helps younger workers, including those with disabilities, develop their communication skills.
Internship helps prepare vets to become federal contracting specialists.
The National Veteran Small Business Conference will help veterans who own small businesses or are looking for work.
Jose Lopez left a ranch in Mexico to take care of a paralyzed veteran, and traveled extensively as a result.
Book encourages readers to break through old mindsets.
This resource is a guide for dealing with the major challenges after injury.
This therapy promotes recovery by activating the neuromuscular system below the injury level.
Swing-Away Front is designed to make assisted transfers easier.
Cutting board helps people who can use only one hand.
New product works with most night bags
Funds will support veterans.
VA Departments are now on Facebook.
Free app provides access to clinical practice guidelines and a self-help guide.
New website connects people with spinal-cord injury.
Increased coverage offered for some vets.
Athletes have better equipment, thanks to Kelly Brush Foundation.
Eric Hollen's trophy case is getting a big crowded
Finishing touches underway for May 31–June 5 event.
Community organizations get financial help from VA.
New website will keep everyone up to date and close to the action.
Changes are taking place on PN's pages as well as in VA healthcare delivery.
During the month of April, America learns all about the Paralyzed Veterans of America's good works.
There is good news for veterans with undiagnosed illness from Persian Gulf service.