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5k, Ballet, and a Spinal Cord Injury By Starzec Jennifer & Hammer Sarah Todd
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"5k, Ballet, and a Spinal Cord Injury" is the true story of Jen, a runner, and Sarah Todd, a dancer, and their journey with Transverse Myelitis, a neurological disorder of the spinal cord... More > that causes paralysis and more.< Less
Working 2 Walk 2012 By Kate Willette
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The Working2Walk symposium began in 2005 as a heartfelt response to the sudden death of Christopher Reeve. Since that first gathering of the wheelchair tribes in Washington, DC, this annual gathering... More > has become a vital component in the fight to cure paralysis. This book describes what happened when we gathered in Irvine, California in November 2012. (Perfect binding)< Less
Stepping Up: Witty, Poignant, and Inspirational Stories about a Physically Challenged Life By Joseph S. Groh
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With Rich Fabend, Chris Clark, and Linda Fredrick Have you ever had an itch you were unable to scratch? Has your home ever become hostage to the temperature whims of your adult children? Have you... More > wondered how to respond to that Doctor with whom you disagree about your treatment options? Have you ever been caught napping in public? This inspirational, insightful collection of essays shares firsthand accounts of persons living with life-altering disabilities. Author Joseph S. Groh shares his journey after a spinal cord injury changed his life, inviting you to learn about the incredible, poignant, and just plain funny experiences from life as a quadriplegic. Stepping Up includes stories by Joe and three others, offering a compelling window into lives of determination, perseverance, and hope. Whether comical, infuriating, or just plain incredulous, these stories are all based in reality, and offer an inspirational look at life, with inferences for your own.< Less
Stepping Up: Witty, Poignant, and Inspirational Stories About a Physically Challenged Life By Joseph S. Groh
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With Rich Fabend, Chris Clark, and Linda Fredrick Have you ever had an itch you were unable to scratch? Has your home ever become hostage to the temperature whims of your adult children? Have you... More > wondered how to respond to that Doctor with whom you disagree about your treatment options? Have you ever been caught napping in public? This inspirational, insightful collection of essays shares firsthand accounts of persons living with life-altering disabilities. Author Joseph S. Groh shares his journey after a spinal cord injury changed his life, inviting you to learn about the incredible, poignant, and just plain funny experiences from life as a quadriplegic. Stepping Up includes stories by Joe and three others, offering a compelling window into lives of determination, perseverance, and hope. Whether comical, infuriating, or just plain incredulous, these stories are all based in reality, and offer an inspirational look at life, with inferences for your own.< Less
Miracles Along the Hard Road By Carlene Herd Grossman
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Life as we know it today would be different if there were no new discoveries, blessings or miracles. Follow Margie’s story of being conceived through in vitro fertilization and developing into... More > a person that everyone loved. She is a high school class president and an Olympic swimming hopeful when suddenly a terrible accident almost takes her life and leaves her paralyzed. Margie’s life becomes a challenge and everyone is excited as she returns to her hometown healed. Her healing allow recent current events to provide an insight to what is happening today in stem cell medical laboratories, research centers, and government as they pertain to this young woman. The road is filled with hope, persistence, fear, joy and a sprinkling of religion.< Less
Miracles Along the Hard Road By Carlene Herd Grossman
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Life as we know it today would be different if there were no new discoveries, blessings or miracles. Follow Margie’s story of being conceived through in vitro fertilization and developing into... More > a person that everyone loved. She is a high school class president and an Olympic swimming hopeful when suddenly a terrible accident almost takes her life and leaves her paralyzed. Margie’s life becomes a challenge and everyone is excited as she returns to her hometown healed. Her healing allow recent current events to provide an insight to what is happening today in stem cell medical laboratories, research centers, and government as they pertain to this young woman. The road is filled with hope, persistence, fear, joy and a sprinkling of religion.< Less
Hidden Dimples and Funny Feet By Nina Blencowe
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Tethered spinal cord syndrome (TCS) and spina bifida occulta are rare congenital conditions creating debilitating feet and leg deformities. People are often misdiagnosed, their symptoms and pain... More > frequently dismissed, and are bullied or excluded by their peers. Nina had symptoms of TCS since birth but was diagnosed aged 34. Her story is a unique insight into a challenging life with TCS, erythromelalgia and chronic pain, and includes detailed and personal extracts from her private journals. The straightforward easy to read narrative contains chapters on normal spinal cord development, all types of tethered spinal cords, and her attendance on a Pain Management Programme. She also covers poor body image, bullying, and her battle with anorexia. Finally Nina shows how there is life after major spinal surgery. Even with chronic pain and increasing disability issues she has travelled the world as an older gap year traveller, become an Auntie, and has achieved many long-held goals and ambitions.< Less
Determination By Sarah Todd Hammer & Jennifer Starzec
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Sarah Todd Hammer and Jennifer Starzec were paralyzed by a rare condition called Transverse Myelitis when they were 8 and 13 years old. You read about what happened when they were first struck by the... More > disease and their journeys to dance and run again in 5k, Ballet, and a Spinal Cord Injury, but that was just the beginning. Now Sarah Todd and Jen are older, and they are learning how to cope with the lasting effects of this disorder. An excellent continuation of the original book, Determination recounts the girls’ lives post-TM from June 2012 to July 2014, and is a story of friendship, as well as one that illustrates how both successes and failures continuously shaped them as they grew and matured. One-third of all proceeds from this book are donated to the Center For Courageous Kids Transverse Myelitis Family Camp and ICSCI at the Kennedy Krieger Institute< Less
DisAbility Fitness By Devon Palermo
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Too often the focus is placed on the disability and not the ability of the person. Just because you are living with a disability does not mean that you cannot live a healthy lifestyle, workout, or... More > participate in sports. You can and should prove everyone wrong and show them that you're dedicated to improving you. Adaptive Fitness Specialist Devon Palermo has put together a comprehensive resource guide targeting self assessment, nutrition, program design, and functional adaptive exercises designed to motivate you, inspire you, and educate you to begin to increase your fitness and improve your overall health and well being. How can I improve my function? Check out the assessment form for the chapter that applies to you and begin working on the exercises designed to improve those functions, use the workout logs to track your progress. Keep fighting and Never. Give. Up!< Less
The Simplicity Of Life By Cisco Fernandes
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These are the memoirs of Cisco Fernandes. He dove into a swimming pool on June 17, 2000 and broke his neck leaving him a quadriplegic. Although his body was broken, his spirit soared. The Simplicity... More > Of Life is the observations, feelings and occurances that this disability has shown him. When life slows down, you realize the simple things in life are all that truly matter. Through this compelling and intimate story you learn of the struggles after a tragic accident and the triumph over disability. When the smoke clears you can see a true love story full of hope and the ability to see......................... The Simplicity Of Life.< Less

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