Companies are introducing new or upgraded accessories to be enjoyed by people with a variety of disabilities.
I was in a bind. It was a Thursday night, around 6 p.m., and I had just wrapped up at the gym. As I rolled through the exit, I saw a text message from my evening attendant: He wasn’t feeling well and said he couldn’t come over to help me into bed. Finding a last-minute replacement would be tough. Luckily, Berkeley has a backup service that means I’ll never be left solo.
Traditional hyperbaric oxygen treatment has been used for many years to heal wounds, help with decompression sickness and deal with infections, but what Poor and a growing number of people are turning to is a variation, often called “mild” hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
Every year there are more smartphone apps designed to make an aspect of living with a disability a little bit easier. Here are three free and useful offerings available from Google Play and the iTunes App Store.
Can it really be a cure-all for many of the medical maladies facing wheelchair users?
We all know that exercise is important to keep ourselves physically fit and strong. However, trying to exercise with a disability can be challenging. Total Body Fitness may be just the workout solution you want.
The new children’s book, We Can Go Anywhere: My Adventures on Daddy’s Chair, is delightful. It’s also full of life, energy and the loving bond between a precious little girl and her adventurous Daddy, who takes her to the moon and back on his power chair.
I was determined to find a way to get back out and play golf again with my limited movement, and over the years I created a new adaptation of the game called “Slingshot Golf.”
People with SCI are more likely to acquire diabetes. If you’re one of them, don’t despair — with effort, the disease is manageable.