December 2016

How My Siblings Helped Me Adapt to Becoming Paralyzed

By | December 1st, 2016|

When their sister became paralyzed, her five siblings rallied to her side with support, wisecracks and unconditional love.

SCI Life: December 2016

By | December 1st, 2016|

Beauty vlogger Steph Aiello; Wheel Love; Autopilot wheelchair

September 2016

Companion Platform Lets Walkers Hitch a Ride on Power Chairs

By | September 14th, 2016|

Judi Chapman invented the Care E On companion platform because she couldn’t keep up with her husband’s wheelchair. Ankle problems had slowed Judi down ...

August 2016

Starting a Support Group

By | August 1st, 2016|

Peer support groups can increase life expectancy, decrease depression and improve quality of life. They can also be hard to find.

July 2016

My SCI Taught Me to say “Yes” to New Experiences

By | July 1st, 2016|

Since his T11 injury, Steve Dalton has learned to say "yes" to new experiences. Now, he says his life is better than it was before his accident.

June 2016

The Inaccurate and Dangerous Message of “Me Before You”

By | June 3rd, 2016|

Hollywood’s latest tearjerker, Me Before You, promotes the dangerous message that it is preferable, and somehow nobler, to choose euthanasia than it is to live [...]

How Do You Cope When a Relationship Ends?

By | June 1st, 2016|

When her boyfriend unexpectedly ended their relationship, it broke her heart and left her scrambling for help with her daily care.

May 2016

Learning to Shed the “I Can’ts” of Paralysis and Focusing on the “I Cans”

By | May 9th, 2016|

Stephanie Arrache sees no reason why she can't kick in her own way, regardless of her paralysis. Stephanie Arrache is learning to change [...]

Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Presents Sip-and-Puff Adaptoys

By | May 6th, 2016|

In hopes of bringing Adaptoys to market, the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation has launched a crowdfunding campaign.

April 2016

First I Married My Amazing Husband, Then I Became Paralyzed

By | April 18th, 2016|

On April 6, 2013, I married my amazing husband. On August 13, 2013, I became paralyzed. We are still going strong and celebrating our third [...]

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