05/22/2013 - 10:38am
With the Florida legislative session ending a just a short time ago, many of us are starting to see what new laws have been passed and; what laws never came to be. Now that the dust has finally settled, FSCIRC took a quick gander at what...
05/21/2013 - 3:04am
Disabled actors have spoken out in protest against Ironside, the police procedural about a paraplegic detective in New York. The Wrap first reported on the outrage late Monday. The reason: Blair Underwood, an able-bodied actor, is playing the role....
05/20/2013 - 7:25pm
Pressure Ulcers: Oxandrolone No Better Than Placebo - Medscape
The anabolic steroid oxandrolone was no more effective than placebo in healing target pressure ulcers (TPUs) in US military veterans with spinal cord injury (SCI)...
05/20/2013 - 6:44pm
Quadriplegic pushes for regular help at gas pumps - USA Today
Now, Harding, an Americans with Disabilities Act consultant and quadriplegic, is looking for help again — this time to pump gas. He is pushing for an ordinance in...
05/20/2013 - 3:11pm
Here is a great article from NJ.com about Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand.
LeGrand finally went home Friday, 944 days after he was paralyzed from the shoulders down making a tackle. He opened the backdoor on his own. He called for the elevator...
05/20/2013 - 1:35pm
Why I Always Disclose My Disability In a Job Interview
Although, I often got messages back saying that my disability was NOT. A. BIG. DEAL. AT. ALL. But what happened afterward told a different story. One date showed up...
05/20/2013 - 6:52am
States with the Most Americans on Disability
24/7 Wall St.
The number of residents receiving disability insurance from the Social Security Administration (SSA) varies from state to state. In West Virginia, close to one in every 10 people aged...
05/16/2013 - 10:47am
By Ziggi Landsman
Find new mobility by powering up or muscling up your manual wheelchair. Here is a round-up of wheelchair power assist and propulsion assist devices that can help you with your daily hump. Some of these...
05/15/2013 - 4:05pm
June 1st marks the official start of hurricane season and every year we've been providing you with resources and links to help you prepare. Landfall might not happen this year or even next, but eventually something will come our way. Are...
05/15/2013 - 1:04am
The Importance Of A Life Care Plan In Pediatric Spinal Cord Injury
NewYorkInjuryNews (press release)
A child who has suffered a spinal cord injury will have significant and life-long medical and rehabilitation needs which will change as the...