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Adaptoys Is Changing The Game For People With Paralysis

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 05.02.2016 | Home

A new line of toys is ensuring that people with paralysis have a way to enjoy playtime with the kids in their lives. The Christopher and Dana Reeve F...

Paralyzed Groom Stands For His Wedding Thanks To A Spinal Implant

The Huffington Post | Carolin Lehmann | Posted 03.26.2016 | Home

Misti + Kent from Candlelight Films Misti and Kent Stephenson started dating just four months before the day that changed Kent's life forever: J...

Meet the Team Reeve Hand Cyclists From the 2015 New York City Marathon

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 11.03.2016 | Home
Jeryl Brunner

On January 2, 1988, Alan T. Brown was on vacation in Martinique. He was just about to turn 21. The deep blue ocean beckoned and he dove into the surf. The next thing he knew the undertow pulled his legs out from under him and flipped him upside down onto the hard sand. He hit the ocean's floor head-first then heard a snap.

Stunning Photos Of Women With Disabilities Showcase Their Beauty And Strength

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 10.14.2014 | Home

This breakthrough photo exhibit is challenging us to look at people with physical disabilities in a different light. Wendy Crawford -- a woman who ...

Reeve Magical Evening Gala in Honor of a Superman

Tom Murro | Posted 02.09.2013 | Home
Tom Murro

As always, a heap of celebrities showed up to support the cause. Fittingly, Christopher Reeve once said, "Nothing of any consequence happens unless people get behind an idea."

Get in Touch With The Intouchables

Peter Wilderotter | Posted 10.03.2012 | Home
Peter Wilderotter

Based on a true story, this is a touchingly comedic and unapologetic movie about someone living with high-level paralysis. My many friends and colleagues who live with paralysis declare it honest and accurate.

The Good, The Bad, And the Sexy: Push Girls on the Sundance Channel

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.05.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

The reality show format has proven itself as a mesmerizing vehicle for examining life's vicissitudes. Push Girls offers a glimpse into a world that may have been eh, pushed aside.

Wheelchair Formation Breaks Record On Anniversary Of Americans With Disabilities Act

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Nearly 200 wheelchair users came together Sunday to break the world record for the longest moving wheelchair formation. The event marks the 20th anni...

The ADA at 20: An Appreciation and a Challenge

Peter Wilderotter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Peter Wilderotter

The 20th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act is a legitimate cause for celebration. A large chunk of what the first President Bush called "the shameful wall of exclusion" came down, yet considerable demolition work still remains to be done.

We Just Don't Know That Much About The Spinal Cord

Phil Perrier | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Phil Perrier

In an era in which we have pills to give a 90 year old man an erection, and procedures to reattach limbs and create artificial hearts, doctors in America can do better by spinal chord injury patients.

To Honor Christopher Reeve's Legacy, We Need to Find Cures for Paralysis

Peter Wilderotter | Posted 10.07.2009 | Home
Peter Wilderotter

Five years after his death, Christopher's life continues to inspire. But our challenge for the next five years is to set the nation on a path to achieving his dream.