October 2001 Table of Contents


For People in Pain

Are some people more likely to develop pain after SCI? Although some progress has been made, many areas need further research for effective treatment of this common problem.

Why Billy Got the Job

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Here's the tale of one man's quest for work.

Service to Country

Directors, officers, and staff converged in Long Beach, Calif., for the Paralyzed Veterans of America's 55th Annual Meeting and Convention.

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Also in this issue:

Reasons & Remarks:

PN Editor Cliff Crase describes one of the unforgettable characters who has contributed to the lasting strength and purpose of the Paralyzed Veterans of America.

Money Talks:

Recent market volatility has made it more important than ever to consider the relationship between risk and return.

Living Well:

Don't assume everything worth knowing has to—or ought to—be on the Internet!

On the Job:

The U.S. Air Force's search for civilian employees with disabilities, and the answer to a question about retirement and Social Security.

Diagnosis: MS:

Updates in the criteria used to diagnose MS.

Travel Tips:

Safari opportunities, for-hire-vehicle regs in New York, accessible vacation destinations in Portugal and British Columbia, and wonders Down Under.

Mobility & More:

Your responses to our car/van poll, products to help you get into and out of a car, and a new booklet that helps people buy or adapt their vehicles.

Around the House:

A well-organized closet solves the problems of storage and accessibility.

News Beat:

A Web-site resource, a $25,000 competition, an accessibility guide, and two of the top four rehab hospitals in the nation.

Sports & Recreation:

A winter wonderland and a call for volunteers.

And Finally:

Another solution to the handicap parking dilemma.

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