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This is where the staff of the Reeve Foundation is sharing up-to-the-minute information and putting some context around the news affecting the spinal cord injury and paralysis community. Not to mention insight into what's going on here at the Foundation.

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Most Recent Daily Dose Blog Posts

Reflection from Emily Ladau, a model for Raw Beauty NYC As a visibly disabled woman, I'm often made to feel, during public outings, that I am on display. Using a wheelchair makes me noticeable, turning me into a sight that – despite it being the 21st century – still causes far too many people to stare as though I'm an otherworldly museum piece. My... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Sep 30, 2014 10:55 AM EDT
New in the PRC Lending Library … Push Girl: A Novel. By Chelsie Hill and Jessica Love. Thomas Dunne Books, 2014. Author Chelsie Hill , co-founder of the non-profit the Walk & Roll Foundation , was inspired to write this novel after becoming paralyzed from the waist down at the age of seventeen. Hill’s experiences are reflected in the pages of the... more...
Posted by Sheila Fitzgibbon on Daily Dose Sep 30, 2014 10:12 AM EDT
September has gone by so quickly, and I want to take just a few minutes to thank everyone before the leaves start falling. First, I appreciate all the birthday love this month and every year. Your support since I was injured really means a lot to me and helps keep me pushing on. It's also special to me that I share a birthday month with Christopher Reeve. ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Sep 30, 2014 10:02 AM EDT
Sepsis Alliance hosted its 3rd annual Celebration of Sepsis Heroes, taking place during Sepsis Awareness Month , on September 18, 2014 in New York City. The Reeve Foundation was delighted to be a part of their celebration. The annual event, now in its third year, brings together sepsis survivors, family members, patient advocates, healthcare... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Sep 29, 2014 1:13 PM EDT
From Aaron Bishop, Commissioner, Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AIDD) as posted on the ACL Blog : more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Sep 29, 2014 12:22 PM EDT
This has been a year of milestones for the Reeve Foundation. We celebrated groundbreaking research with epidural stimulation ; we surpassed $17 million in Quality of Life grants; the Reeve Foundation Information Specialists hit 60,000 inquiries; and we announced Team LeGrand , an exciting partnership that will serve as a fundraising arm of the... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Sep 25, 2014 12:39 PM EDT
The Paumanok Veterinary Hospital takes great pride in sponsoring its 18th Annual "Pets Over Paralysis" pet portrait professional photo session, Sunday, September 28, 2014 at the Hospital, 639 Route 112 in Patchogue, NY 11772. more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Sep 24, 2014 9:00 AM EDT
ArtPrize, the radically open, international art competition, in partnership with Ascentcare today announced the launch of AccessArt programming. Rooted in the spirit of social inclusion and the belief that Grand Rapids can be a leader in Universal Access, ArtPrize is thrilled to offer visitors who experience differences in mobility the... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Sep 23, 2014 5:54 PM EDT
The Mark Pollock Trust is delighted to announce its partnership with the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation, San Diego for this year's Life Style Sports Run in the Dark. Proceeds raised during the San Diego event will benefit the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation. more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Sep 19, 2014 5:22 PM EDT
    September is Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month and a good time to update your Reeve Foundation Wallet Health Cards. Through our Paralysis Resource Center we offer three personalized wallet cards that can help make sure you or your loved ones get the right care in the event of an emergency: ... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Sep 19, 2014 8:15 AM EDT
Join the QUAD Foundation , the San Diego Partner of the Reeve Foundation, for it's 13th Annual Fore Pete's Sake Golf Tournament & Banquet on Monday, October 6, 2014 at the Twin Oaks Golf Course. more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Sep 18, 2014 9:00 AM EDT
Eric LeGrand , Rutgers University alumni and Adam Taliaferro Penn State University alumni, football players who suffered serious spinal cord injuries on the field, visited with patients and families today to share their inspiring stories and give hope to patients recovering from traumatic injuries, just like their own.  The pair personally... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Sep 12, 2014 11:24 AM EDT
The 15th Anniversary of Olmstead video compilation is a DOJ/HHS tribute to the dedicated and brave individuals who have brought to life the Olmstead decision's promise of community integration for people with disabilities. The video features images and live interviews from disability rights advocates, including Sue Jamieson, the lead... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Sep 11, 2014 5:15 PM EDT
It looks like all of our community members had a very adventurous summer based on the photos were sent to us over the past few months. Best summer travel photo submitted by Candace Cable. Second place photo submitted by Alicia Reagan. We received hundreds of great photos , many of which we featured on our website and in... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Sep 11, 2014 1:37 PM EDT
Could you use some good fitness tips that won't require you to leave home? We have dozens of easy exercises for you to do in our "Tips for Staying Fit video series" . Created specifically for individuals living with paralysis, each video is under two minutes and shows in detail how to do these adaptive exercises . Here's a sample of the... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Sep 10, 2014 2:05 PM EDT
Driving to the airport for her first international contract, fashion model Wendy Crawford at the age of 19 was struck by a drunk driver and, as a result, became a quadriplegic. more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Sep 9, 2014 12:53 PM EDT
Not only is September National Spinal Cord Injury Month, but it is also National Yoga Month. To honor both of these occasions, our friends at the National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD) have produced an Inclusive Yoga workout video for individuals with spinal cord injuries, changing the rules on what is possible when it... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Sep 9, 2014 11:56 AM EDT
Now is the time to apply for a 2015 full-ride scholarship for AbleFlight's intensive flight training program at Purdue. more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Sep 3, 2014 12:53 PM EDT
We will be at the Abilities Expo Boston September 5 - 7, 2014 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Hall C, where we would like to introduce you to all the great complementary services that the Reeve Foundation Paralysis Resource Center has to offer! more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Sep 3, 2014 11:11 AM EDT
It's back-to-school time and we have an easy way for you to school your mind this fall. Check out our series of short videos with Dr. Dan Gottlieb on how you can improve your mind and live better. Dr. Dan has been a practicing psychologist and family therapist since 1969. He has been living with spinal cord injury since 1979. He is a huge favorite of our... more...
Posted by Community Admin on Daily Dose Sep 3, 2014 9:00 AM EDT

Most Recent Comments

what a heartbreaking shame that he couldn't hold on...such a loss to his family and the world.
Wish he could've made himself feel as good as he made everyone else feel.
Hi, I couldn't another way to contact you about the results of the Expressions of Paralysis. Thank you so much for inc...
WOW! AMAZING woman! We (my paraplegic son and I) have watched Push Girls and he now feels like he can do things,like he...
Hi, I m from India and started jewelry designing post my accident. Can I also participate in this ?

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