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eBooks & PDF's

miracle

Don't Call it A Miracle

The Movement to Cure Spinal Cord Injury
By Kate Willette

A 238 page book that explains the basic biology of the injured cord, what the basic approaches the scientists are taking to heal, mend or bypass the nervous system and what you, as a non-scientist, can do to speed things along.

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Autonomic Dysreflexia Alert Card
Important medical information that you can share with your physicians regarding the treatment of Autonomic Dysreflexia. Keep this card readily available in case of emergency.

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Canes To Wheelchairs: Mobility Alternatives
How you get around has a big impact on what you can do and where you can go. This publication, written by master clinician and educator Jean Minkel, MA, PT, is a guide that assists people in making the right choice in their selection of a mobility device.

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Disability Etiquette
A great resource for businesses, schools, organizations, staff training and disability awareness programs. You don’t have to feel awkward when interacting with, or when you meet, a person who has a disability. This booklet provides tips for you to follow that will help create positive interactions and raise everyone’s comfort levels.

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Fire Safety for Wheelchair Users
Important tips to handle situations before and during a fire, and to address fire prevention within homes. The tips are a model that can be modified and adjusted to fit the varying types of homes and structures.

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Understanding Neurogenic Bladder
If you have been diagnosed with a neurogenic bladder, you may find yourself learning new skills and making many decisions. This book has been created to provide information to diagnosed people and their families.

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Parking Pads
Have you ever discovered someone illegally parked in a handicapped zone and wished you could say or do something? Now you can! Simply slip one of these informative reminders under the offender’s windshield wiper and you’ve made your point.

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What is Spinal Cord Injury and Disease?
This brochure is a general introduction to SCI/D. Understanding what a spinal cord injury is and what diseases affect the spinal cord is not only the first stage of rehabilitation, it is also an important key to prevention.

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Your Life: Sexuality Following Spinal Cord Injury

Despite myths, people with spinal cord injury (SCI) can still enjoy sexual pleasure and connection. This booklet provides accurate information about sexuality and SCI.

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Accessible Air Travel
Although air travel today is available to most people, barriers to access still exist. A passenger with a disability may encounter obstacles just to reach an airplane seat. Knowing what to expect from the time an airline reservation is booked to the moment the flight touches down takes the surprises out of traveling.