Wheelchairs and other types of technology for people with disabilities have come a long way in the last 25 years.
PVA is investing more than $750,000 in these research grants to try and improve the lives of veterans and others with SCI/D.
On March 6th, Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Representative Jim Langevin (D-RI) introduced the Air Carrier Access Amendments Act of 2019 (S. 669 / H.R. 1549).
On March 7th, PVA National President David Zurfluh testified before a joint session of the Senate and House Veterans’ Affairs Committees.
Celebrating leaders who help veterans, revealing a new PSA and more were all part of PVA’s 2018 Mission: ABLE Awards By PVA Communications Staff “Together … WE are UnstoppABLE.” That was the message greeting attendees when they arrived at this year’s Paralyzed Veterans of America’s Mission: ABLE Awards. Honorable guests such as United Services Automobile Association (USAA) […]
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Researchers are studying how stem cells extracted from discarded teeth could one day improve the lives of people with SCI By Jennifer Best Imagine a world in which patients with spinal-cord injuries (SCI) carry their own cure. Within days, a week or a month of their injury, they could be inoculated with self-derived stem cells that […]
Off-road handcyclists and their able-bodied peers hit the trails of the Rocky mountains By Jessica Wambach Brown Some 8,300 feet above sea level in the alpine terrain where southeast Idaho meets northwest Wyoming, 33-year-old Joe Stone turns onto Otter Slide, his favorite mountain bike trail at Grand Targhee Resort. The flow of the rollers and […]
Lisa Coryell has heard countless times that there’s nothing that can be done to cure her illness, but she’s here to live her best life By Courtney Cooper Lia Coryell competes in the slalom obstacle course at the 37th NVWG in Cincinnati, Ohio in July 2017. (Photo by Courtney Cooper) Lisa “Lia” Coryell attended […]
Air Force veteran Brett Campfield competed in his first Warrior Games, and his reason for competing isn’t for himself By Courtney Cooper U.S. Air Force veteran Brett Campfield competes in archery at the DoD Warrior Games in Colorado Springs, Colo. on June 7, 2018. (Photo by Courtney Cooper) Being called a “pirate” is something […]