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  • 11/22/2013 - 4:49pm
    The Shepherd Center is distributing emergency and post-acute treatment cards for spinal cord and brain injury to medical professionals who treat people with these types of injuries. The cards provide a handy reference to medical professionals needing to...

  • 10/22/2013 - 2:56pm
    Did you know that Florida now has a "Texting While Driving Law?"During the 2013 legislative session, the law, which went into effect Oct. 1, bans manual texting only while driving, but allows it for drivers stopped in traffic or at...

  • 09/25/2013 - 1:29pm
    The Paralysis Resource Guide (third edition) is a FREE 442-page book, a comprehensive, illustrated information tool for people affected by paralysis and for those who care for them. The guide is available in multiple electronic formats and hard copy. All...

  • 09/19/2013 - 3:02pm
    Justin and Anthony are back for another Faceoff. Here we go! Recently, the New York Post reported that there was a Central Florida company who was allegedly offering disabled tour guides to accompany theme park goers. On the surface that...

  • 07/16/2013 - 12:59pm
    When one thinks of a service animal, many think of service dogs. But one non-profit is training service animals of a different breed: capuchin Monkeys. Founded in 1979, Helping Hands: Monkey Helpers for the Disabled breeds, raises, and trains...

  • 06/13/2013 - 9:47am
    Last month, we provided you with resources, links, and articles that would help you put together an emergency plan in case hurricanes or other disasters were to affect your life. In addition to those resources, we’ve assembled a list of smart...

  • 05/22/2013 - 10:38am
    With the Florida legislative session ending 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...

  • 05/16/2013 - 10:47am
    By Ziggi Landsman www.unitedspinal.org 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 marked 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...

  • 05/08/2013 - 2:05pm
    Smart911 is a free service that allows citizens across the U.S. to create a Safety Profile for their household that includes any information they want 9-1-1 to have in the event of an emergency. Then, when anyone in that household dials 9-1-1 from a...