A Primary Care Provider’s Guide to Preventive Health After Spinal Cord Injury
Studies have shown that individuals with spinal cord injury face challenges accessing the same level of primary care as able-bodied individuals.
May 6, 2022
What I Learned While Researching a Book About Disability Pride
by Ben Mattlin
If you're reading this, chances are you're interested in disabilities (or people who have them). The good news is, you're not alone.
Mar 29, 2022
Academy Sets New Accessibility
Record -- Troy Kotsur Declares ‘This Is Our Moment!’-‘CODA’ Makes History
Keely Cat-Wells, Forbes Magazine
Producers went to great lengths to construct a more inclusive environment -- of the 94th Academy Awards.
Mar 29, 2022
Here’s What I Want You To Know Before You Grieve For My Disabled Body
By Amy Kenny
In this article, Dr. Amy Kenny explains the concept of “pre-grief."
Mar 4, 2022
Clinical Trial of New Drug For SCI
Planned For Fall 2022 in Chicago
By Stephanie Lollino
NVG-291, a new injectable drug that could help people with SCI recover feeling and mobility, is intended to be used in human clinical trials.
Mar 2, 2022
New Spinal Implants Show Promising Results
Enables walking, cycling and swimming after paralysis
Three men paralyzed in motorcycle accidents have become the first success stories for a new spinal stimulation device.
Feb 8, 2022
Embracing Assistive Technology —
Creating our Smart Home
by Vicki Kowaleski
My husband and I recently purchased a ‘new to us’ home. In addition to remodeling the home, I decided to explore a number of assistive technology
Feb 2, 2022
New Drug Enables Spinal Cord to Repair Itself
Clinical Trial of NVG-291 at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
Injections of a new drug that enabled paralyzed animals to recover mobility and/or bladder function will begin clinical trials at the Shjrley Ryan
Jan 19, 2022
10 Resolutions for a Happy New Year!
By Kristine Cichowski
Kristine Cichowski created this list of 10 resolutions for a happy 2022 for people living with SCI.
Jan 4, 2022
The Legacy of Tiny Tim
By Ben Mattlin
Growing up as a Jewish kid in New York City, I loved watching all the holiday kids’ specials on TV.
Dec 6, 2021
Meet Sam, The Quadriplegic Driver
Disabled Indy Car race car driver Sam Schmidt has returned to auto racing with the help of Arrow Electronics, Inc. in a recent two-day competition.
Dec 2, 2021
Breakthrough Discovery Reverses Paralysis
November 12, 2021 Discovery of an important new preventive therapy that reverses paralysis in mice after severe spinal cord injury was reported today
Nov 12, 2021