Art Saves Lives. The Wishmaker Simonetta Lein Meets Ryan Nelson, Guitarist and Singer of Gooch And The Motion
What is your final message for our readers? This is a wish come true. One of those stories that could completely change your
Earlier this year we saw something that took us completely by surprise. There was a group of people in wheelchairs hanging themselves from a bridge in Cochabamba, Bolivia.
At age 18, competitive swimmer Mallory Weggemann encountered a life-changing challenge of waist-down paralysis caused by an epidural injection gone wrong. While this type of accident might have ended a lesser athlete's career, it was not so for Ms. Weggemann.
Soon, scientists will begin human trials on brain-controlled bionic limbs.
At 17, my high school friend Taylor broke her back. Without authorization she became a paraplegic poster child, reiterating her story to friends and entitled strangers alike again and again. Four years later, Taylor has a more intricate perspective of the female disabled experience.
By all accounts, she killed me, but I refused to die. There would be times though, when I wished I had. Three and a half years later, I still can't get out of bed and begin my day without help. I am a paraplegic and will never walk again.
Tamara Mena, Motivational Speaker, Model and Wheelchair User on Staying Positive and Advocating for a Cure for Spinal Cord Injuries
Prior to her accident, Tamara was set on becoming a fitness model. Her paralysis changed the course of her modeling: "I was in my best shape before the accident, especially my legs and abs. And ironically that's what I lost after the injury as a T-3 paraplegic.
Every bride and groom dreams of their first dance as husband and wife. Sgt. Joey Johnson thought he would never live that dream after suffering an accident that left him paralyzed. But, with some ingenuity and some help from his friends, the 27-year-old groom made it a reality.
If you’ve ever thought you couldn’t accomplish something because you weren’t physically capable, these athletes might make you change your mind.
"Though he has been through many hardships," Galindo wrote on Facebook. "This child is a perfect example of perseverance
While you're thinking: "I've never been with a PwD before," I'm thinking, "I've never been with someone who was REALLY okay with my disability." You: Who takes care of him? Me: Will they help me if I need it? How do I ask?
Sri Lestari was left paralyzed from the chest down at the age of 23 after a motorcycle accident. Unable to afford a wheelchair
Goldwater Hospital, which has been servicing the community for nearly a century, will be closing in a few months. Cornell's new Tech campus will be built on its site. Many of the patients have already been transferred out and some wards now lie empty.
"Wishing, waiting, and hoping -- that's the language of victims," Cathy asserts. "Those are all passive words. They're not active. If you want things to happen in your life, you have to get moving."