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  • 01/12/2012 - 11:26am
    The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis is proud to host its’ 2nd annual Community Open House event on February 18, 2012. This is an invitation for the spinal cord injured (SCI) community to visit our research center and LEARN about the latest...

  • 12/21/2011 - 4:05pm
    Any motorist with a mobility impairment, especially one requiring the use of a wheelchair, has likely encountered the difficulty of refueling at a gas station. Some of the challenges a motorist might face include broken or uneven pavement, nozzles that...

  • 12/21/2011 - 10:04am
    Most of us know the feeling of locating the last open disabled space only to see another vehicle get there first. As you pull up, you see the driver exit and start skipping to the entrance of whatever building. Ugghhh! What a farce!...

  • 12/19/2011 - 2:23pm
    Every time the calendar turns over, people begin to lay out their plans for the new year. Most look to improve themselves in some way so getting in shape, learning something new, or having more fun appear to be the most popular “resolutions...

  • 11/17/2011 - 1:05pm
    by Justin Stark Once an injury or illness occurs, you quickly realize one of the new hassles in life – dealing with insurance companies. You get inundated with statements and have to comb through a policy that is difficult to read and filled with...

  • 11/16/2011 - 1:42pm
    The Tallahassee Memorial Rehabilitation Center has recently developed a wellness group for individuals who have sustained traumatic spinal cord injury. The group plans to have regularly schedule meetings on a monthly basis. The purpose of the group is to...

  • 11/16/2011 - 12:41pm
    The purpose of the research survey is to understand the experiences of students with disabilities currently enrolled in a postsecondary education institution within the United States. If you decide to participate, you will complete one survey....

  • 11/16/2011 - 11:33am
    by Justin Stark For years, people have been telling me to take a cruise and proclaiming how accessible it is. This past summer, I decided to take their advice along with 5 of my rugby teammates who are also wheelchair users. We are all experienced...

  • 10/19/2011 - 10:12am
    The grant from the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR) will help the department provide a comprehensive system of care to spinal cord injuries from the emergency and acute stage to rehabilitation to full community...

  • 10/17/2011 - 9:17am
    by Anthony Rain Starez Really, there are two of me. A river runs between us. On one side is a prisoner confined to a small cell, only able to peer at others with freedom to walk, use their hands effortlessly to hold things, feel things, pull...