June 2001 Table of Contents

 

What's Up With Elevators? (Part 1)

Installing an elevator helps turn a family's century-old house into an accessible home.

Court Orders

View photos of the winners and link to "the rest of the story" about the Bluegrass, Intercollegiate, Division III, and Junior basketball tournaments.

Choosing a Wheelchair Cushion

Several companies responded to our request for information about their line(s) of wheelchair cushions. Is one right for your needs?

Why Johnny (and Jane) Can't Get a Job

Just how bad is the unemployment situation for people with disabilities?

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Also in this issue:

Reasons & Remarks:

PN Editor Cliff Crase says farewell to a friend.

Mobility & More:

If you don't want to give up your manual wheelchair but sometimes need a little extra "oomph," read on.

Caregiver Connection:

What makes for a successful caregiving relationship?

On the Job:

A national toll-free number and electronic information-referral service helps employers looking for workers with disabilities.

Living Well:

Are you just snoring—or do you suffer from sleep apnea?

Travel Tips:

Tours, a new B&B, and RV rentals in Germany, plus how to how to handle sleeping accommodations when you can't lie horizontally.

Money Talks:

The best way to capitalize on stock-market volatility is to be prepared for it and have a plan.

Around the House:

How to make a bathtub usable.

Government Relations:

Purchasing an airline ticket online can be risky if you don't have all the facts.

Research & Education:

Treadmill gait-training helps a quad teen walk.

News Beat:

Do you know an "emerging leader?" (S)he could qualify for a $10,000 award.



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