June 2013 Table of Contents
June is the ideal month to read about one father and daughter as they take a very special walk down her wedding aisle.
Wheelchair travelers need to take more action to make sure hotel pools meet accessibility standards.
The Winter Sports Clinic helps Marine Corps veteran get back in the game and start a new business.
Equipment and financial assistance headline the annual PVA Advocacy Seminar.
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Encourage proper terminology when referring to family caregivers.
A good accessible bedroom is extremely important for someone who has a spinal cord injury or disease.
Opioids have been extensively used to treat SCI pain but many side effects exist.
Two projects are designed to improve the functional capabilities of people with disabilities when working in the kitchen.
Two campuses in California take accessibility to a higher level, thanks to one man's influence.
Consider for a moment how life would differ were it not for our unique organization.
Radical changes have taken place regarding people with disabilities and parenting.
Instead of blasting people for asking about the worst day of my life, I politely answer their question.
There could be a connection between salt and multiple sclerosis.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis affects other cells besides motor neurons.
Researchers will study how a special food for people with ALS affects multiple sclerosis.
Foldable wheelchair wheels can make traveling easier.
TSA Cares is designed to help travelers with disabilities and medical conditions.
Vets with disabilities can keep shoes and light jackets on when going through airport security.
New program enables beach access in San Diego.
Benefits exist for employers who make room for experienced workers with disabilities.
VA needs to do a better job at retaining workers with disabilities.
Jobs website has new look and improvements.
Get comprehensive information on critical topics in SMA medical care.
Website aids people with spinal cord injury.
Book describes father's bond with his wheelchair-using son.
You can train your dog to assist with tasks of daily living.
Book relates stories of wheelchair users and the people who love them.
Video and report focus on causes and consequences of sleep problems of people with spinal cord injury.
Spinal cord injury impacts the entire family.
Resource explains how to decipher medical words.
Transferring wheelchair users onto some planes may soon become easier.
Retracting stairs offer style and accessibility while hiding lift.
A new policy at a VA medical center helps veterans obtain prosthetic device more quickly.
Veterans groups say budget for VA is not enough.
Paralympic Committee gives Scientific Award to Rory Cooper, an American researcher and Paralympics medalist.
Nominations wanted for this year's Junior Athlete of the Year award.
Paralyzed Veterans racing team dominates Redlands Bicycle Classic.
Team Reeve wants to finish 50 marathons in 50 states in 50 weeks.
When disability or death result from VA hospital care, surgery or examinations, variables must be considered when filing a claim.