Unbreakable

“You will never feel your body again…” said the neurosurgeon after I was flown from the scene of my accident and awaited my surgery for a cervical spinal cord injury. That was 6 years ago and I can still remember the feeling of frustration not knowing how my life would continue. I realized then something …

Military Veteran Restaurant Discounts

■ A&W Root Beer:  Discount varies, simply ask and have a valid military ID with you. ■ Acapulco:  20% off for military personnel in uniform or with valid ID. ■ Applebee’s:  Discount varies per location, simply ask and have a valid military ID with you. ■ Arby’s:  Discount varies per location, simply ask and have …

Tips on Parenthood for People With Disabilities

Tips on Parenthood for People With Disabilities Joy and jitters often go hand in hand for people who find out they will soon become parents through birth or adoption. After all, parenting is a costly commitment that lasts a lifetime. Parenthood for people with disabilities, the apprehension may be amplified when they consider the unique …

Quadriplegic Seeks Assistance for Home Modification

Quadriplegic Seeks Assistance for Home Modification I need your help.   I am a C3 complete quadriplegic US Marine Corps Veteran passionate about living independently and providing leadership within the disabled and able-bodied community.  My focus is on wheelchair accessibility and Smarthome technology to increase the independence of the individual affected by the disability and decrease …

Support the EMPOWER Care Act and Community Living

The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) is a convener, connector, and catalyst for change, increasing the political and economic power of people with disabilities. Support the EMPOWER Care Act and Community Living Join Today’s National Call-In Day! Money Follows the Person (MFP) is a Medicaid program that has helped over 75,000 people with disabilities and seniors move …

Be gentle. Those are my legs! Airline Travel As a Wheelchair Using Quadriplegic

Airline Travel As a Wheelchair Using Quadriplegic UPDATE FROM DIAMOND PASSENGER LIFT CO. Training was provided @MCO on several different dates in 2017 and 2018… Training was free and was offered to any airline or service provider who wished to attend.. The purpose of the free training was to make sure their were trained personnel …