Unable to move his fingers and with limited hand use, Dave Kott knew he needed adaptive shop tools to create his ideas. He and a friend developed simple adaptations to allow him to work more on his own.
A major tourist attraction, the city has plentiful opportunities for people — with or without disabilities — to ensure a wonderful experience while here.
Rolling Inspiration, a San Antonio-based non-profit, now doubles as United Spinal’s San Antonio chapter. Rolling Inspiration got its start as a simple support group at a local community center in 2010.
Marjorie Williams had grown accustomed to regular calls from her medical equipment provider to check on how many catheters she had left, so when they called she didn’t think anything of it. They informed her that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services had forced them to slash the amount of catheters she received monthly.
Q. I am 55 and in my 20th year as a T9 complete para. Over the past five years the skin on my feet has become quite fragile. I recently developed a pressure sore on my left heel ...
The highs and lows of the Rio Paralymics captured behind the lens of a camera.
Attractions are open and welcoming to disabled visitors, hotels ensure that accessible vehicles are available and tour operators now realize they'll get more business if they have an awareness of additional needs.
Rochester has a lot to offer for those living with a disability. Winter weather aside, there are many aspects of this region that helped me get the most out of life’s adventures.
The Rochester Spinal Association is truly a portrait in perseverance. Founding members Cathy Flanagan, Sue Shepard and Amy Scaramuzzino were on hand 25 years ago to cheer on Dave Resseguie and Bruce Holiday as they wheeled from Albany to Rochester to promote ADA awareness for people with disabilities.
Dealing with the VA and making sure you get the benefits and services you need can be tricky. Luckily you have a friend at VetsFirst.