Submitted by Tracey from Texas My name is Tracey and 3 years ago we was in a real bad car wreck. We were hit by a drunk driver. It left my son in a wheelchair for the rest of his life. This will be the first time I have ever told my story like this. [...]
Submitted by Laura from Georgia. My husband is a SCI@T5 with Syringomyelia and Central Neuropathic Pain. We also have a young child. When my husband first had his accident in 2006 he was given a lightweight manual wheelchair which we had to argue for as I was pregnant. But it was a wheelchair and it [...]
Submitted by Larry from Illinois. I was released from the hospital after 6 weeks in an ambulance and with a power chair. Originally, as an incomplete C6-7 quad, I needed the power chair.
Submitted by Mercedes from Illinois.
I’m always stunned when talking with people fairly new to the world of SCI who have never heard of Voc Rehab or other sources that might…
Submitted by Rhonda
I have been told “no” most of my life. For me, “no” is unacceptable! In 2004 my CP and the wear and tear on my shoulders from walking with crutches and braces caught up with me.
Submitted by Jennifer
My name is Jennifer. I’m an occupational therapist, advocate, wheelchair user since 2003 and I’m angry.
It should not be this hard to get the equipment that each of us deserves. Medicare and other insurances following Medicare’s policies do not consider anything besides “in home use” of equipment.
Submitted by Peter.
My wife has been in a chair for over 15 years. It took a good friend, and a great company to make it work for her. We gave up on Ocupational therapists, and the dealer network. We mesured my wife,We took controle of our situation, and we made the decisions.