Last year the United Spinal chapter of Tennessee hosted an outdoor adaptive sports day in Nashville. After a successful first run, they are upping the stakes with the second annual Camp United on May 20.
Daniela Schirmer had high hopes when she decided to get a Canine Companion for Independence about three years ago, but she never could have imagined the bond she would develop with Zandra (Z-Dog).
To get a better sense of how Hurricane Maria impacted wheelchair users and people with disabilities, we spoke with Gretchelle Dilan, the founder of United Spinal’s Puerto Rico chapter. A lifelong resident and wheelchair user, Dilan says she had never seen anything like Maria.
Marcela Turnage made her public debut in a 2014 Baltimore Sun article on the ReWalk exoskeleton. Since then she’s become one of the faces of the company and has enjoyed a wild ride around the world.
Before he sustained a C5-6 spinal cord injury, Randy Duchesneau was at home on the dance floor. Breakdancing didn’t have the same appeal after SCI, but Randy found a new hobby miles away from the dance hall.
Here’s an easy do it yourself wheelchair snow tires project that can help wheelchair users deal with the slippery winter issue of poor traction.