December 2012 Table of Contents
Take a little guesswork out of gift giving this holiday season with these innovative ideas for wheelchair users.
This website offers specific information, help, advice and hope for women in wheelchairs.
The VA summer sports clinic gives disabled veterans a can do spirit.
Gold medals, stem cell research, and exoskeletons were all part of what made 2012 unique.
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We have become a vitamin D-deficient society. This nutrient seems to alleviate chronic pain, but it's uncertain how much supplementation can lessen the unique pain of people with SCI/D.
Whether or not you have a disability, these tips can help you get ready to discuss your tax situation.
If you are a wheelchair user, locating the laundry area on your home's main level is the only practical solution.
In the United States, a bloody conflict results in a new celebration.
VA should stop bickering about who pays for what and provide quality service.
Toast the new year with an open heart as well as a a glass of bubbly.
Maintaining pooper eating habits when you are following an exercise program is the Achilles heel for most people.
If you have intestinal troubles, probiotics and digestive enzymes may be beneficial to you.
Knowledge from pharmacogenomic information and genomic susceptibility information could negatively impact how much power you as a patient really have.
PVA presents 2012 Barrier-Free America Award to the University of Illinois.
A fully accessible trip enables travelers to experience Israel and Jordan, an area home to three major world religions.
New program dispatches accessible taxis in New York City.
The accessible Seattle Great Wheel offers incredible views of the city and Elliott Bay.
Resource emphasizes flexibility around job tasks and what work is done.
Disability Employment Initiative allots more than $20 million to seven states.
Employees in New Zealand get better understanding of what it's like to work in a wheelchair.
Seminar offers information on disability inclusion practicies.
On December 15, wreath-laying ceremonies will take place all across the United States.
Access sign receives modern look.
Vermont cycling event raises money to support spinal-cord-injury prevention and ski-racing safety.
PVA Americana Gala recognizes donors and celebrates employment campaign.
Spinal-cord injury connects personal life stories in essay form.
In teams of humans and canines, neither partner is perfect but together they make a magical union.
Paraplegic carves out a rewarding life in a rugged rural landscape.
Broken Into Pieces is a fictionalized account of a true story.
Video offers information about implanted programmable baclofen pump for spasticity management.
High-speed trains and accessible buses give airlines competition in some parts of the U.S.
Sort through the issues by answering five questions for choosing a mobility conversion vehicle.
Bussani Mobility Team provides wheelchair-accessible van to single mom and her son.
Novice and elite racers from across the country gather for the second annual Rims on the Run handcycle competition.
Trapshooter Tim Doyle says encouraging new shooters is the most rewarding part of the sport.
Charlie Hans survives showdown to win Kentucky-Indiana PVA Wheelchair 9-Ball Classic.
A rating change since 2008 increases monthly compensation and entitles veterans with ALS to additional benefits.