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Paraplegic

This Paraplegic Boy Just Wants To Be Able To See The Stars Again

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 04.11.2014 | Impact

When Arlaeeh Galindo passed a car accident on her way to work in February 2012, she had no idea the incident involved her then-3-year-old son, Zakkary...

The Misadventures of Dating When Queer and Crippled

Andrew Morrison-Gurza | Posted 04.29.2014 | Gay Voices
Andrew Morrison-Gurza

While you're thinking: "I've never been with a PwD before," I'm thinking, "I've never been with someone who was REALLY okay with my disability." You: Who takes care of him? Me: Will they help me if I need it? How do I ask?

Years After Paralysis, Woman Finds Freedom In A Motorcycle

Posted 05.10.2013 | Good News

A woman in Indonesia is proving that even the most challenging of disabilities needn't slow you down. Sri Lestari was left paralyzed from the ches...

Goldwater Hospital Celebrates the Passing of One of its Long-Term Patients

Ramaa Reddy Raghavan | Posted 06.22.2013 | New York
Ramaa Reddy Raghavan

Goldwater Hospital, which has been servicing the community for nearly a century, will be closing in a few months. Cornell's new Tech campus will be built on its site. Many of the patients have already been transferred out and some wards now lie empty.

What Not to Say to Someone in a Wheelchair

Cory Zacker | Posted 09.02.2012 | Parents
Cory Zacker

My husband is a paraplegic. He's also a great father, a loving spouse and an occasional marathoner.

Some Thoughts From an Invisible Monster

Scottie Thomaston | Posted 03.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Scottie Thomaston

I'm invisible -- my disability is invisible -- when someone's up close. But when they can stand far away, it's the only thing they notice about me. No one sees me, but everyone looks at me.

Paraplegic Makes Miraculous Recovery, Sets Sights On Rio Olympics

AP | By MIKE CORDER | Posted 11.27.2011 | Impact

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- Monique van der Vorst has completed a remarkable transformation – from Paralympic athlete to road racing cyclist with ...

Cathy Conheim: A Woman Who Knows How to Make Things Happen!

BJ Gallagher | Posted 10.11.2011 | Impact
BJ Gallagher

"Wishing, waiting, and hoping -- that's the language of victims," Cathy asserts. "Those are all passive words. They're not active. If you want things to happen in your life, you have to get moving."

Lucas Kavner

WATCH: Decorated Paraplegic Skier Defies Boundaries, Scales Mountains

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 08.07.2011 | Impact

Chris Waddell was a star varsity skier on his way to becoming a Division One All-American when he first came across Diana Golden at a college race. Sh...

Larry Skopnik, Wheelchair-Bound Canadian Man, Thwarts Attempted Robbery (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A wheelchair-bound Vancouver man has been hailed as a local hero after CCTV footage of him helping to thwart a convenience story robbery made its way ...