Janet Barnes was born with a broken neck in 1928. Doctors told her parents she wouldn’t live past age 14. Janet married and raised four children with her also wheelchair bound husband. She worked in a photo-retouching… Continue reading
By Eric Bell
Tells the inspirational story of a young man who became a quad after a diving accident and the sport that helped restore his zest for life.
There I… Continue reading
We are at the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Roadshow in Seattle. Over a third of the attendees are in wheel chairs. The room is absolutely full. People are standing along the back and side walls. … Continue reading
When the 26 year old became a quadriplegic after a car wreck, no one ever thought he would become a pioneer for independent living of the disabled. But Max Starkloff did just that. NPR’s story about Max’s extraordinary… Continue reading
By Karen Koehler
It is humbling to watch the total devotion many parents demonstrate towards their children with SCI. A family of two wage earners may give up one paying job so that one parent can instead provide around the… Continue reading
Today our inspiration is Dan Pate.
Dan was 21 years old when he went to ride in a new car his cousin had just bought. The car’s brakes locked on the freeway and it rolled over. Firefighters… Continue reading