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NSCIA Chapter Check-In: Madison

NSCIA Chapter Check-In: Madison

Running a NSCIA chapter and organizing meetings is no easy task under normal circumstances. The task becomes all the more difficult when over 50 inches of snow does its best to keep your wheelchair-using members stuck in their cozy houses and off the icy streets. That’s one of the obstacles facing the Madison chapter …

News from NSCIA

News from NSCIA

Crowdfunding Campaign, Urology Coalition, Strengthening SCI/D Peer Support

Bill-Fertig-and-George-Gallego-at-Sen-Gillibrands-Office

NSCIA Members in Action: Bill Fertig, Jennifer Wolff

Bill Fertig: Solving Problems in the Office and on the Beach;
UsersFirst: Changing of the Guard

NSCIA Front Lines: Housing for Vets, Accessible Cabs in our Capital

NSCIA Front Lines: Housing for Vets, Accessible Cabs in our Capital

Housing for Vets One of our core beliefs at VetsFirst is that veterans who acquire disabilities must have the supports and services they need to reintegrate into their communities and achieve independence. An important aspect of community living for any person with a disability is access to affordable, accessible housing. The absence of housing that […]

Kary Wright was able to fish for sharks and more right from his campsite in Fiesta Key, Fla.

Outdoor Tracks: Surprise on the Line!

“My bobber went under!” I say, feeling a lump in my throat, not totally sure if fishing from this spot was a good idea or not.

Crip Buzz: April 2014

Crip Buzz: April 2014

Six Phrases You Hear Only at the Paralympics: “I wish I didn’t have legs” …

Bob Vogel

Para/Medic: Peristeen: New Option for Bowel Management

Use of Peristeen can reduce bowel accidents, prevent constipation and reduce UTIs.

Mike Ervin

Ervin: No More Cripple Card

Some crippled activists take this equal access under the ADA stuff way too far. They need to be stopped before they ruin everything for the rest of us.

Tim Gilmer

Bully Pulpit: Inner Beast

The inner beast feeds on the carcass of hope. When hope dies, resentment floods in on the heels of depression and wastes no time in evolving into full-blown anger, even, at times, rage.

Letters: April 2014

Relationships, cruising Alaska, retirement planning, humor, bus protest