The Enabled Life


Disabled Veterans Employment Guide

Get Help With Career, Academic Goals With VetsFirst

The Disabled Veterans Employment Guide covers ADA protections including workplace accommodations as well as how to develop self-advocacy skills.

MDA 2013 Walk Season Primed to Kick Off

The 2013 Muscular Dystrophy Association Muscle Walk season is in high gear. More than 50,000 people have committed to support the nationwide walks.

Reeve Foundation Releases Holiday Gift Guide for Spinal Cord Injury

If you’re not finding the right gift for that special someone with paralysis, you’ll want to immediately check out the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation 2012 holiday gift guide.

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Enabled Life

Best in App

19 ‘Mobile’ Apps to Try Now

The Mobility Project staff shares a list of 19 mobility-related apps we think you shouldn’t be without.

Rubber duck for bath

Rub-a-Dub: How Safe Is Your Tub?

Tips and Technology to Make Your Bathroom a Safer Place

Judging by how many people are injured in their bathrooms every year, many, many bathrooms could benefit from a safety overhaul. But every person’s and family’s needs are different. So before you can determine the types of improvements your bathroom needs, here are some things to consider.

Robert David Hall

NOD Turns 30

Organization Refocuses Efforts on Unemployment Among People With Disabilities

The National Organization on Disability (NOD) turned 30 in October. The organization, which represents all types of disabilities, celebrated by renewing its commitment to finding solutions for the employment gap for people with disabilities.

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Vote Smart

Online Resources for Understanding Presidential Candidate Platforms

Curb cuts at Magee Community Skills Center

Real-World Rehab

Magee Community Skills Center Offers City Street Therapy

Magee’s community skills center, founded in 1994, now sees around 1,500 patients a day, regardless of weather.

Man pushing chair

To Propel or Not to Propel

Repetitive Use Injuries, Aging and Preventative Strategies

The amount of repetitive activity in propelling a manual wheelchair can put a person at greater risk for developing a repetitive use injury such as tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome or impingement.

High School Athletes Earn Paralympic All-American Designation

Fifty-three athletes have been named as U.S. Paralympics Track and Field High School All-Americans. Six of the high school athletes also competed in the London 2012 Paralympic Games.

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Enabled Life

From MyPlate to My Plan

Dieticians Outline Nutritional Priorities, Kitchen Tips and Menus to Get You on the Right Track

Smart nutrition choices are not hard to make as long as you know the basics.

Team USA Gears Up for Winter Paralympics

Alpine Skiing Roster Set

Kelly Brush Century Ride 2012

Kelly Brush Century Ride Raises $250K for SCI Prevention

The seventh annual Kelly Brush Century Ride raised $250.000 to support spinal cord prevention and ski racing safety.

Amputee runner

Amputee Answers

Expert Explains Prosthetics Fittings, Types of Amputations

The Mobility Project and Mobility Management magazine sat down with Scott Cummings, president of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists and a member of the Amputee Coalition’s scientific and medical advisory committee, to find out more about the abilities of everyday people who use prosthetics.