October 2012 Table of Contents
Programs and technology are working to make sure disabled voters' voices are heard.
Like National Disability Employment Awareness Month, a great cover letter highlights what you CAN do.
Knowing your rights and what to expect makes going through airport security a little less troublesome.
New technology is making traveling better, easier, and more comfortable for people with disabilities.
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Universal Design in housing can allow everyone the opportunity to achieve activities of daily living at home with more self-reliance and independence. This allows them to stay in their own homes longer.
No Breast Cancer Pity Party
Story of disabled woman with breast cancer should inspire others to become proactive about their health education.
Tips and ideas to help make shopping online a safe and rewarding experience.
Researchers are developing a physical activity monitor system for wheelchair users.
People with chronic pain can learn to use self hypnosis to feel more comfortable.
You may think your life has changed for the worse. But in the midst of all that is going on, take time to play every day, even if it's just for a little while.
Reducing the intake of table salt is important for everyone, but especially for the good health of people with spinal-cord injury.
Clinical trials to evaluate safety of transplanting human Schwann cells to treat patients with recent spinal-cord injuries.
Northwestern University study finds strange correlation between survival and normal-weight people with type 2 diabetes.
A low-speed electric vehicle is built from the ground up for wheechair users.
PVA member Scott Goetchius spins inspiring story in Salt.
Video explains how attorneys can help your assets, avoid institutional care, and discuss long-term care.
Book details coping with MS, battling suicide and depression, and surviving divorce.
Memoir by man with spinal muscular atrophy describes living with a disability in the United States.
Video provides practical tips and guidelines for learning power-wheelchair skills.
Weightlifting exercise video is designed for people with disabilities.
Information in brochure or online will help wheelchair users visiting San Diego.
The University of Louisville is studying factors that contribute to ramp-related incidents.
MV1 vehicles join MetroAccess service.
Notification cards inform screeners about disabilities, medical devices, and medical conditions.
Guide offers information about travel by air, rail, and ferries and buses that cross Canada's provincial borders.
a federal report shows increases in new hires of people with disabilities.
Veterans Skills Jobs Act will help veterans compete for jobs.
West Virginia University will continue to host the Job Accommodation Network.
VA is giving more work to Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Businesses.
Initiative ensures people with disabilities have access to medical information in a manner they understand.
VA medical center in Augusta, Ga., offers new courtyard for patients to relax in.
Cuts to portions of funding for VA would have severe consequences.
The hotel industry is fighting against accessible swimming pool access.
Internet-based training and group sessions will hone the skills of wheelchair users and prevent chair failures.
Learn all you can about your entitlement to medical care as a paralyzed veteran.
PVA needs to share its many success stories.
PVA trapshoot in the Pacific Northwest features pistols as well as shotguns.
Current or retired military members represented the U.S. at the London Games.
PVA Trap Circuit schedule announced.