March 2013 Table of Contents
Knowing how to properly work with a wheelchair is the key to getting the right one for you,
Wheelchairs and access issues haven't stopped these travelers from visiting unique places.
Meeting helpful people made a trip to Japan extra special for this wheelchair traveler.
The Amish country in Ohio provides a wonderful, beautiful and accessible look at a different way of life.
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An ever-filling sink describes an ever-increasing disability.
When it comes to accessibility, airport restrooms are frustrating for wheelchair users.
A technology enables people to get along better with life following a traumatic event, such as paralysis.
Aging on wheels isn't easy, but is surrendering the best solution?
Not al healing concerns the physical body. Posttraumatic stress disorder from combat is a big problem.
Recent research is providing some hope for the thousands of people who have this disease.
Recovery after SCI may depend on love, an ally with immeasurable power.
Wheelchair sports played a major role in the conception of PVA in the 1940s. Rehabilitation is still the name of the game.
Job fairs can be overwhelming if you don't have a game plan.
Employers can access database of candidates with disabilities.
PSA encourages people to help youths with disabilities.
Free webcasts offer employment information.
Online site is designed to promote passenger airline reviews.
Collaboration addresses improving the flying experience for people with disabilities.
The new tech gadget Trakdot may help passengers who lose luggage.
Free travel guide offers information on accessibility in Tampa.
Paralyzed Veterans of America is sole veterans service organization on the prestigious Forbes magazine largest charities list.
People with disabilities having trouble accessing facilities built or renovated with federal dollars can file complaints with Access Board.
VA wants to see new systems that schedule appointments in its nationwide health system.
Experimental drug has shown improvements in mice.
Thanks to an agreement reached earlier this year, wheelchair visitors to the Indianapolis 500 may find it easier to get around.
Oscar Sanchez will be part of Paralympics A Team.
Veterans head to Colorado for annual winter sports clinic.
For veterans with a total disability rating, a VA program can help with achieving vocational goals and maximum independence in daily living.
VA has a set of rules in order to establish traumatic brain injury related to military service and a protocol to determine compensation.