September 2012 Table of Contents
Put together the right plan to keep you and your family safe in csae of an emergency.
Drugs and alcohol don't help life after spinal-cord injury, but plenty of people and programs do.
Come along on the Sea Wolf for a unique, accessible cruise of Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska.
Origiinal National Veterans Wheelchair Games participants see the event grow into something bigger than only sports.
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Phil Rosenberg encourages other paralyzed veterans in the true spirit of the National Veterans Wheelchair Games.
Pain is an unfortunate but common reality for people with spinal-cord injury.
Print and television ads should feature people with visible disabilities.
New series will focus on topics related to aging and disability.
Overuse of upper-extremities causes major physical problems for wheelchair users who transfer.
Fund-raising effort through Swim With Mike helps people with disabilities go back to college.
Going into partial retirement entails many things to think about and new challenges to meet.
A land and sea tour of Alaska offers challenges as well as a terrific travel experience.
VA to simplify veteran-owned business verification process and double time before reverification.
Online series focuses on accessible technology in the work place.
Able Flight provides aviation training for people with disabilities.
Guidebook tells how to get the best healthcare possible.
Live fully, fight back, and hope for the best is message in Despite MS, to Spite MS.
The book Lovers Lame is an effort to raise public awareness about disability issues.
Three books address caregivers' emotional challenges.
In a study, people who are paralyzed use their minds to control a robot. The project forms the basis of an interface that will allow them to operate a computer.
Before heading to the Paralympics, the top handcyclists in the U.S. raced each other in the USA Cycling and Para-Cycling National Championships.
The National Veterans Wheelchair Games will take place in Tampa in July 2013.
Sail To Prevail sponsors third annual veterans-only sailing event.
SCI Total Fitness launches online exercise program for people with spinal cord injury.
A fuel cell that runs on glucose could drive brain implants to help paralyzed individuals move arms and legs.
Sharing ideas ca help someone else and even win a grand prize.
Vietnam Veterans Memorial education center finally gets preliminary approval.
Tour company agrees to provide wheelchair-accessible vehicles.
Each financial goal comes with a price tag. That's where financial planning comes in.
We need to complain when we see violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The VA Healthcare System offers a leading SCI treatment program, thanks to Dr. Ernest "Pappy" Bors.
The Civilian Federal Employee Retirement System offers an excellent opportunity for veterans to earn pension income from their time served on active duty.