“Quadriplegia” or “Tetraplegia”
Actually, there isn’t any difference in meaning. Both words apply to paralysis of all four limbs. And both terms are used interchangeably.
Oct 2, 2019
Utilizing the Power of Sport to Change Perception of Disability
Nearly a decade ago I became a member of the disability community, a community that at the time I knew nothing about.
Nov 27, 2017
The Athlete in Me Won’t Stop
My sports-toned and -nurtured legs hadn’t responded to rehab the way they’d been expected to because they couldn’t.
Oct 20, 2017
Doctors with disabilities – are they the answer?
Even with the enactment of the ADA, people with disabilities still don’t have equal access to accessible healthcare.
Aug 11, 2017
8-Year-Old Boy Raises Money to Buy His Best Friend a New Wheelchair
While others often focus on Kamden’s wheelchair and disability, Paul never acted like Kamden was different.
Aug 1, 2017
With the Flip of a Switch, a Wisconsin Man’s Legs Reawaken after Years of Paralysis
Mayo Clinic researchers combine intense therapy with an electronic stimulator surgically implanted on a patient’s damaged spinal cord.
Jul 26, 2017
FacingDisability.com Unveils Redesigned Website
After 19 months in development, FacingDisability.com is proud and relieved to announce that we have just reinvented our website. It has a cleaner
May 9, 2017
“ME BEFORE YOU” COULD BE AN INVITATION TO SUICIDE
“Live Boldly! Live Well! Just Live!” shout the ads for the tear-jerking melodrama “Me Before You,” which can be seen as invitation to suicide.
Jun 3, 2016
Commentary: ‘Me Before You’ perpetuates idea that the disabled should consider suicide
"Some people with disabilities have already begun to protest the new movie, "Me Before You," which opens Friday in the U.S."
Jun 2, 2016
Keeping and Strengthening Friendships Post-Injury
A spinal cord injury can change friendships — in some cases making them stronger, and in other cases, causing them to end abruptly.
Apr 5, 2016
Bowel Programs for Spinal Cord Injury
A new Factsheet that summarizes the latest medical advice about dealing with bowel health after a spinal cord injury has just been issued.
Mar 29, 2016