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Natasha Schuh

Rehab Champ

Natasha Schuh Honored for Work With Spinal Cord Injury

Natascha Schuh, who was only 16 when she sustained a cervical spinal cord injury, is the proud recipient of the Foundation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation's 2012 American Rehabilitation Champion Award.

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Clinical Focus

Spina Bifida

What Is It, and How Does It Affect Mobility?

The incomplete closing of the spine can leave a person vulnerable to nerve and spinal cord damage.

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Healthy Resolution

Tips for Month-to-Month Diet Changes

Now is the time for setting resolutions. While getting healthy might be among your resolutions, it's important to remember that fad diets won't produce lasting results. The best way to lose weight and keep it off is to ditch dieting and begin to change your lifestyle slowly over time.

Jobs

Top Jobs

CareerCast.com Offers List of Careers for People With Disabilities

Not sure which career path to follow? CareerCast.com wants to help. The online career resource has released a list of the best jobs for people with disabilities.

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Be a Hero

Tools for Your Caregiving Arsenal

Caregiving doesn't have to be an isolating task. There are plenty of tools at your fingertips to help you conquer your fears and be the best caregiver you can be.

White Paper Discusses ADA Leave

A new white paper answers an important question: When must an employer provide leave as an ADA reasonable accommodation?

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.

Submit Your Entry for a Free Power Wheelchair

The deadline is Jan. 18, 2013.

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New Year’s Goal: Eradicate Polio Worldwide

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has joined with The Jeffrey Modell Foundation (JMF), a global nonprofit organization that works to increase awareness of genetic immune deficiency diseases, to attempt to eradicate polio worldwide.

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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.

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Smart Stocking

Occupational Therapists Help You Choose the Perfect Toy This Holiday Season

Not sure how to select appropriate toys for the children in your life? This holiday season, the American Occupational Therapy Association wants to help.

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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.

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VA Benefits Burnout?

Harley-Davidson Wants to Help You Get Back in Gear

For the last four years, Harley-Davidson has partnered with Disabled American Veterans (DAV) to fund mobile service offices (MSOs) to walk veterans through the process of receiving disability benefits, including medical treatment, compensation, insurance, home loans and more.