As an SCI researcher and a person with SCI, Alexander “Sasha” Rabchevsky’s learned his unique position can be an advantage and a source of frustration, but he is dedicated to improving the quality of life of his fellow wheelers.
28 years ago, on July 26th, 1990, I sat on the White House lawn and watched President George H.W. Bush sign the Americans with Disabilities.
If your wheelchair back and seat are made of soft material there is one thing you can count on- The upholstery will stretch and sag over time.
Laura Power, a United Spinal member from Pennsylvania shares her experiences joining other wheelchair users in fighting for disability rights.
With all three of her kids grown up, Karen Roy doesn't lack for things to do, She travels for her job with Numotion, serves as a board member for the Brain Injury Association of Louisiana, and is the reigning Ms. Wheelchair Louisiana.
Cheri Arnold is determined to bring attention to issues impacting veterans living with paralysis and other disabilities such as post-traumatic stress disorder, and the deteriorating VA healthcare services in Washington, DC.
Grandpa was likely a young veteran returning from World War 2 by way of six or so months in a military hospital and a year or two in a VA Hospital.
Two years ago, Dallas Jordan Disbro was in the hospital recovering from SCI. Today he is living independently, working at his old job and riding the high of organizing a hugely successful fundraiser for his local chapter of United Spinal.
José Hernandez may be the happiest driver in New York City. The image of a smiling New York driver may be hard to fathom, but when you hear why Hernandez is so happy, it makes perfect sense.