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Tag Archives: paraplegia
Policy: Supreme Court rules on disability caregivers (Disability Scoop) The Supreme Court ruled last week that personal home care employees cannot be forced to pay dues to a union. According to the ruling, these employees, some of whom care for … Continue reading
Human Interest: Worshippers with disabilities search for acceptance (Disability Scoop) Fifty million Americans have some form of disability, yet those numbers are not reflected in the church pews, as accommodations for people with physical and mental disabilities in houses of … Continue reading
ESPN recently aired “Carry On: Why I Stayed”, a follow-up to its 2009 documentary “Carry On” featuring Cleveland-native high school wrestler’s Dartanyon Crockett and Leroy Sutton. In 2009 the sports network’s cameras followed both young men and chronicled their journey … Continue reading
Pascale Honore and her sons Morgan and Tom are hitting the road this summer on what they call a “Legless Summer” trip. The 50-year-old Australian native remembers growing up along the coastal town of Elliston, doing what she loved—surfing. That … Continue reading
This post presents a quick highlight of two videos in the news. The first video presents Berkeley Bionics CEO Eythor Bender talking about the vision behind eLegs, a bionic device for wheelchair users. The second video features the a different … Continue reading