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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Join us for a Webinar on December 13, 2011.
Disability author and speaker Gary Karp will take you on a tour of the world of work and paralysis. A 38 year wheelchair user himself, Gary has worked ever since, running his own businesses since 1993. Read More
Here is a new product from a previous Quality of Life Grants
recipient, Mind Body Solutions, that is sure to be a great gift this holiday season.
Beyond Disability, A Yoga Practice with Matthew Sanford illustrates the wisdom of Matthew Sanford's teaching in this full-length seated yoga practice for people of all abilities. Read More
The story of Matt and Tracy Keil is one that is sure to warm your heart this holiday season. We have introduced you to them before; Matt is an Iraq war vet who is now living with quadriplegia from a bullet wound during his second tour. Matt is also a dad and concentrates on his new twins Faith and Matt Jr. Read More
I have a weakness for boy bands coming our of Boston (cough, cough, The New Kids on the Block!) While it's not my famed NKOTB, here is your chance to go see another really awesome performance in Boston.
On December 8, check out Kyle Patrick, of the band Click Five at his performance at Q Division Studios with 100% of the proceeds benefitng the Reeve Foundation; Kyle ran the 2011 ING New York City Marathon for Team Reeve in early November. Read More
I'm not trying to skip over Thanksgiving, I love my family, food, and football all too much for that.(Hey, after all the Dolphins are playing on Thanksgiving this year!!!) But if you want to start thinking about that holiday shopping a few days early why not think about adaptive clothing? Read More
Reeve Foundation Intern Michael J. Thunell wrote this piece about Peter Judkins, an incredible young man who was adored by his family and friends and who sadly passed away in May 2010. We are honored and humbled to share Peter's story as a testament to the power of Thanksgiving, as we express our profound appreciation for the generous support that Peter's loved ones have shared in his memory to help others. Read More
The buzz around the office right now is that we are just nine days away from our annual gala, A Magical Evening. And in case you haven't seen it yet, in conjunction with the event this year we are having A Magical Auction. The auction includes unique experiences, exceptional merchandise, exclusive VIP access, and celebrity, sports, and cultural experiences. Read More
This comes to us from out friends at Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System:
The SCI Forum presentation “Everyday Nutrition for Individuals with Spinal Cord Injury,” which took place on April 12, 2011 at the University of Washington Medical Center, is now available for viewing on our website. Read More
The University of California at Irvine presents a short video on TakesNerve.com of Dr. Aileen Anderson discussing the impact of Christopher Reeve in the spinal cord field and of her own research using stem cells in spinal cord injury and repair. Read More
It's no secret how much I admire Rutgers football player, Eric LeGrand. Believe me, I understand entirely that there are countless individuals who have a story to tell, but there is a reason for why I am so drawn to LeGrand. Read More
This story coming out of Georgia is one of those that warms your heart, it did mine. A newlywed couple, Jaimie Reda, a producer and Jimmy Moore a photojournalist, had their lives ready to be lived. But all that changed when Jimmy was in a car accident on August 8; Jimmy is now living with paralysis from the neck down. Read More
We received a note from our friends at shopautoweek.com. If you're in the market for a new adapted van, you're going to want to read this. Read More