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  • 09/29/2017 - 7:56am
    FAAST is willing to work with any individual, state agency, or community organization, to replace or repair damaged or destroyed assistive technology or durable medical equipment. Here are the different ways to get in contact with FAAST:1....

  • 11/30/2015 - 9:49am
    What is it like to attend a college or university after spinal cord injury? The biggest hurdle is often your perception or confidence in yourself. Believe you can do it and you can! Once you make the decision that you are ready to attend college, your...

  • 08/31/2015 - 1:03pm
    by Deanna Power About half a million people suffer spinal cord injuries each year, often due to car accidents. If you have sustained a spinal cord injury due to a traffic accident, you may be entitled to compensation through an auto insurance claim or a...

  • 01/30/2015 - 2:03pm
    Although living a healthy lifestyle is important for everyone, it is even more essential for a person living with a spinal cord injury. A recent study conducted said that people with disabilities fall far short when it comes to consuming recommended...

  • 01/30/2015 - 1:27pm
    The benefits of exercise are not restricted to people who have full mobility. In fact, if injury, disability, illness, or weight problems have limited your mobility, it is even more important to experience the mood-boosting effects of exercise. Exercise...

  • 01/30/2015 - 10:41am
    Are you working or want to work and need a personal care assistant (PCA) to help you perform your activities of daily living? If so, the James Patrick Memorial Work Incentive Personal Assistant Services Program (JP-PAS) will reimburse working...

  • 09/09/2014 - 12:35pm
    You are invited to participate in a research study exploring identity development following a spinal cord injury. The purpose of this study is to gain a better understanding of a questionnaire that may be used by mental health care providers to determine...

  • 09/09/2014 - 12:18pm
    If you are a spinal cord injury survivor, then you have been confronted with a multitude of associated expenses that you had no idea would occur or could afford.Social Security, Medicaid, Medicare and other public programs will only pay so much,...

  • 09/09/2014 - 11:52am
    by Antonio Dowels I never dreamed that I would someday win a national contest until this year. About two months ago, I was notified by the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) that I was a winner of a new wheelchair accessible...

  • 09/09/2014 - 10:59am
    In June, Governor Scott signed almost 100 bills into law. Although you may not have combed through each to determine which bills will affect your life, we would like to bring to your attention CS/HB 7005. It is a transportation bill and the portion of...