Far From The Tree: Parents, Children And The Search For Identity, Andrew Solomon. (Scribner, 2012)
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Books, articles, and publications to help widen personal perspectives and stimulate creative approaches to living with a spinal cord injury.
Consumer magazines such as New Mobility and Ability Magazine provide information on how to lead an active lifestyle. Topics range from disability access and rights to sexuality, employment, and new disability products. Special issues on ‘Wheels on Campus’ expand awareness and access for students with disabilities with everything from classroom accommodations, housing, extracurricular activities to studying abroad.
Books unique to spinal cord injury are also listed to provide more detailed information on adapting motor vehicles, managing autonomic dysreflexia, living healthily, enhancing safety and emergency preparedness, optimizing mobility at home and in the community, and improving communication with family and friends. Books on spinal cord injury intimacy and relationship building are included.
Also listed are a select group of medical journals and books that highlight the latest medical research and findings on spinal cord injury.