March 2001 Table of Contents

 

A Legacy of Hope
and Dignity

The new FDR statue's unveiling closes a multiyear campaign to portray President Roosevelt the way he lived day-to-day: as a wheelchair user.

Home Alone I.
Home Alone II.
Home Alone You!

Do you know the keys to safety and survival? Here's how to decrease the risks you face—and increase your peace of mind.

ADA Enforcement:
How Does It Work?

Through lawsuits as well as formal and informal settlement agreements, the U.S. Department of Justice has achieved greater access for people with disabilities.

The New Female Sexuality: Part 1

As this new field of study unfolds, women with spinal-cord injury have many reasons to be enthusiastic.

The Omentum Momentum

Although acceptance is growing worldwide, the verdict is still out on this controversial procedure for treating SCI.

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Also in this issue:

Reasons & Remarks:

PN Editor Cliff Crase's take on the "Bafflin' Bureaucracy" that too often throws a monkey wrench into reasonable healthcare for people with disabilities.

Around the House:

Custom designs can assure your new home's accessibility.

Mobility & More:

Does improved access lead to increased risk for wheelchair travelers?

Money Talks:

Higher interest rates may call for new investment strategies.

Travel Tips:

Finding a travel agent or tour operator experienced in trip planning for people with disabilities is easier than you might think.

Healing Options:

People with physical disabilities, who often face a heavy medication burden, may benefit from these herbal alternatives.

Living Well:

Are you prepared to handle the common ailments plaguing the genitourinary system following SCI/D?

Health Policy:

Good health and well-being are life priorities for everyone. Why not use the latest scientific evidence to manage your health?

Research & Education:

More than $2 million in grants will fund a total of 23 SCI research projects.

News Beat:

A Model Center on Spinal Cord Injury will research a new generation of wheelchairs and assistive devices to improve mobility and independence.

On the Job:

An Executive Order creates the President's Disability Employment Board.

Sports & Recreation:

A program promotes shooting competition for the bedridden; a new sailing vessel provides people with physical disabilities a fully accessible, state-of-the-art sailing ship; and an island north of Orlando, Fla., offers the perfect getaway. If you like sports, you'll love our sister publication, SPORTS 'N SPOKES!

Women & SCI:

Researchers analyze the prevalence of chronic conditions among women with SCI, and CROWD recruits women with disabilities for two new studies.



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