Feature Stories

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    Navigating Winter Weather

    Experts share advice on extra precautions wheelchair users and people with limited mobility need to take during winter.

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    Get Social

    Staying healthy is a full-time job, and savvy consumers are using all of the tools available to them—including social media, says a Kansas State University researcher.

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    The Trouble With Sitting

    The Mobility Project asked Susan Cwiertnia, PT, MS, clinical specialist at Varilite, to discuss the importance of proper seating and positioning.

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    MS in Wonderland

    A diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS) can make you feel a bit like “Alice in Wonderland.” How can you make a plan for navigating the mobility effects of such a variable disease if you and your doctor don't know what your body will do next? Find out what you need to know about mobility equipment now.

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    How to Cope With a New SCI Injury

    The Mobility Project recently spoke with Sherman Gillums Jr., acting associate executive director of the Veterans Benefits Department at Paralyzed Veterans of America in Washington, D.C., about U.S. military veterans with new spinal cord injury (SCI). We wanted to know what unique challenges service members face when adjusting to life with SCI.

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The Mobility Project Spring 2020
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The Mobility Project (TMP) strives to help empower the community of wheelchair users, assistive technology users and their families by promoting dialogue and sharing ideas that can advance their many abilities and opportunities. TMP works to provide practical, timely information on assistive technology, accessibility, health-related resources, clinical conditions, advocacy and other topics of interest to this community and culture — while serving and appreciating people of all age groups and levels of ability.