September 2013 Table of Contents
There are challenges, but SCI hasn’t stopped these ladies and many others from the joys of being a grandparent.
Age-old alternative medicine treatments are showing promise and growing in use to help people with SCI.
Functional electrical stimulation is powering a host of health benefits for people with SCI.
Almost $300,000 in education grants from PVA is going to work to help veterans and others with spinal-cord injuries.
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PVA needs to know your concerns in order to help you.
Many people's lives were shaped by the influence of Cliff Crase.
The study of transferring from a wheelchair to another surface.
BraunAbility hopes innovative SUV changes the way people think about mobility transportation.
FTA decision to benefit people with physical disabilities.
The ability to drive gives people with disabilities a wider range of opportunities.
U.S. Access Board releases for public comment proposed ADA guidelines for passenger vessels.
Transverse Myelitis: Our Stories is a compilation of 20 stories of people who are affected by TM.
After a tragic fall that left her with C5 quadriplegia, Tasha Schuh tells how she has embraced life from her state-of-the-art wheelchair.
My Extraordinary Life tells how Monica Sucha Vickers addresses the realities of being born a congenital triple amputee.
Fear and anxiety are part of the human condition.
Government benefits programs can be located easily.
VA working to get all claims processed faster.
Seriously injured vets to receive help in home ownership.
Progress made in clearing out older claims.
Poetry comforts caregiver in fighting sadness and frustration.
Low golf scores help paralyzed veterans and their families.
Butler now directs PVA Sports & Recreation.
More medals available for winning at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Economic impact huge for 2013 Games.
Eligibility for Auto Grant is explained.
The medicine goes down much easier when it is delivered with a smile.