U.S. Paralympics, a division of the U.S. Olympic Committee, and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, have expanded the 2011 and 2012 Valor Games Midwest, a competition for veterans and service members with a physical disability, to three additional regions.
The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) in Winnipeg, Manitoba, is ensuring that every visitor’s experience will include design suited for sensory, physical and cognitive disabilities as well as cultural diversity.
To help strengthen the company’s programs, VMI has extended its relationship with Paralyzed Veterans of America and Mission: ABLE for another year. In addition, retired Air Force Lt. Gen. John F. Regni has accepted a position on the VMI board of advisors.
Sixteen athletes have been selected for the 2013 U.S. Paralympics Swimming National A Team. Five other athletes were also named to the National B Team.
Horseback Riding Is Therapeutic and Fun
Combining therapy, fun and sun on horseback.
Is Spasticity From Stroke Interfering With Your Life?
Last month the National Stroke Association launched a mini-campaign to celebrate International Quality of Life month. The organization’s goal was to raise awareness about spasticity and advocate for a better quality of life following stroke through its Faces of Stroke campaign.
Mikel Vandello and Mike Wise were honored because of their athletic accomplishments and willingness to share their love for sports.
Georgia Tech researchers created Access4Kids, a wireless input device that uses a sensor system to translate physical movements into fine motor gestures.
The competition takes place this week.
The year 2012 was one of advancement for multiple sclerosis (MS).