September 2016

An Undreadful and Upbeat Story About Neck Surgery

By | September 1st, 2016|

It’s not all sawbones and sutures. It’s full of personality and positivity. So stick around and meet the cast.

Making Peer-to-Peer Lodging Work for You

By | September 1st, 2016|

For adventuresome and authentic travel experiences, consider peer-to-peer lodging websites like Airbnb, VRBO, HomeAway, FlipKey and HomeExchange.

Standing Wheelchairs Rise to New Heights

By | September 1st, 2016|

Whether it’s for work or play, standing and elevating wheelchairs offer more options than ever.

Micah Fowler of New Sitcom Speechless Speaks

By | September 1st, 2016|

After countless years of watching nondisabled actors play characters with disabilities in movies and on television, a bright spot is on the horizon.

Spotlight: Lafayette, Louisiana

By | September 1st, 2016|

The Cajun Heartland of Louisiana is definitely the one place that I can be myself, eat some of the best food there is, and do what the Cajuns do.

Louisiana: Combining Communities to Broaden Reach

By | September 1st, 2016|

The Louisiana chapter started in 2004 as the Brain Injury Association of Louisiana, aiming to serve the state’s community of people with brain injuries. Last year BIALA joined up with United Spinal.

August 2016

Wheelchair-Friendly Scotland Boasts Cool Places, Warm People

By | August 1st, 2016|

Home to quirky sites, Scotland offers some of the warmest hospitality found in Europe.

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.

What You Need to Know About Bladder Cancer and SCI

By | August 1st, 2016|

The risk of bladder cancer for people with spinal cord injuries is 15 times higher than that of the general population, but there are ways to even the odds.

‘Roll on Capitol Hill’ Wrap-Up

By | August 1st, 2016|

85 wheelchair users stormed Washington, D.C., to advocate for legislation that improves the quality of life for people with SCI/D. The event was a huge success, but you don’t have to take our word for it. Here is one member’s experience.

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