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The Upsee by Firefly

Published: April 2, 2014

Our products make lives better. Firefly is about special needs family participation, helping more children take part in special family moments. Continue Reading »

Quadriplegic returns to ski slopes after decade

Published: March 19, 2014 | Spinal Cord Injury:

A decade after a ski accident left him paralyzed from the neck down, Kenny Salvini, 33, took to the slopes again this month. Continue Reading »

Quadriplegic Surfer, Barney Miller, Rides Waves Without Use Of His Legs

Published: March 14, 2014

For Australian surfer, Barney Miller, his everyday life includes the typical getting dressed, drinking a smoothie, kissing his significant other, and surfing — without the use of his legs and limited use of his arms. Continue Reading »

The PerfIC Cath

Published: February 15, 2014 | Spinal Cord Injury: ,

The PerfIC Cath catheter was created by Dr. Glen House, a C7 complete quadriplegic (aka: tetraplegic) who could not use any other intermittent catheters on the market because of limited dexterity. He needed a super easy-to-use catheter that was mess-free and reduced the risk of infection. Continue Reading »

AN UNBREAKABLE BOND Trailer

Published: February 3, 2014 | Spinal Cord Injury: ,

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AN UNBREAKABLE BOND, a documentary by Emilio Estefan, Jr. The inspirational story of Marc A. Buoniconti Continue Reading »

New Yorkers to Cure Paralysis

Published: January 13, 2014

New Yorkers to Cure Paralysis is a broad coalition of doctors, medical researchers, health care advocates and patients working to reestablish the New York Spinal Cord Injury Research Program (SCIRP). Continue Reading »

Talented Quadriplegic Man with an iPad

Published: December 18, 2013 | Spinal Cord Injury:

Spinal Vein K takes on the Led Zeppelin’s Stairway to Heaven with an iPad, Garageband, SampleWiz, and two fingers! Continue Reading »

Roman Reed honored for stem cell advocacy

Published: December 5, 2013 | Spinal Cord Injury: ,

Roman Reed honoredThe World Stem Cell Summit honored five champions of stem cell research Thursday evening. They are: Philanthropists Denny Sanford and Malin Burnham; stem cell researcher/blogger/patient advocate Paul Knoepfler; medical journal publisher Mary Ann Liebert, and patient advocate Roman Reed.

For this blog post, I’m writing about Reed, because he gave arguably the most memorable speech advocating more stem cell research.

A spinal cord injury from a college football accident left Reed mostly paralyzed. He’s recovered use of his arms, but cannot walk. Reed and his father, Don, were among the foremost proponents of Prop. 71, the initiative that set aside $3 billion in bond money to fund stem cell research and disease treatments in California. Continue Reading »

When facing paralysis, SPINALpedia.com offers hope

Published: December 4, 2013

THE STORY: Hi! I’m Britt Martin, co-founder and executive director of SPINALpedia. My dad was paralyzed in a car accident when I was 12 years old. I made this video to share why SPINALpedia needs to exist. Continue Reading »

Tobii EyeMobile – Control Windows 8 Pro tablets using only your eyes

Published: November 19, 2013

Tobii EyeMobile is a computer access solution that puts individuals with physical and communication impairments at the forefront of consumer technology. Continue Reading »