July 2016

Eat Your Mosquito Repellent

By | July 1st, 2016|

Summer is great, just not the mosquitoes that come with it. And if you have limited movement and dexterity, swatting those blood suckers away can be a long lasting pain … or itch.

May 2016

Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities Gifts American Vet with Mobility Chair and Mission

By | May 11th, 2016|

Striving to remove barriers and advance equal rights and opportunity, Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities is on a mission to improve the lives of those [...]

April 2016

March 2016

Outdoor Tracks: The Dead Chair Game

By | March 1st, 2016|

Murphy’s Law states that anything that can go wrong, will, and at the worst possible time. This dead chair situation certainly applies.

February 2016

Atlanta’s Shepherd Center to Offer Free Self-Defense Classes

By | February 10th, 2016|

A self-defense instructor teaches techniques to Shepherd Center inpatients during a June 2015 class. Wheelchair users in the greater Atlanta area now have [...]

November 2015

From Athlete to Spectator: Learning to Enjoy the Game

By | November 18th, 2015|

We have just started attending Georgetown men’s basketball team games as part of our 12th season as season-ticket holders. I must confess that the first [...]

Look, Ma! — No More Pee Spills!

By | November 1st, 2015|

Paralympian Bert Burns says the Melio leg bag has brought him a new level of freedom.

September 2015

Happy 10 Years Mitrofanoff Anniversary!

By | September 9th, 2015|

It's funny how we celebrate various strange anniversaries after our accidents. A lot of people with spinal cord injuries celebrate the date of their injury. [...]

August 2015

My Spring ‘Break’ or Try to Avoid Getting Hammered, OK?

By | August 27th, 2015|

Getting hammered on spring break isn't what it's cracked up to be, says Jim Barry. On March 20th last year, the first day of [...]

April 2015

Freedom Flow: A Wireless Wonder to Empty Leg Bags?

By | April 25th, 2015|

Emptying your leg bag as a quad can be one of the most vexing personal care tasks out there. If you have a leg bag, [...]

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