Paralyzed by a rare virus as a teen, Grace Fisher from Santa Barbara is now inspiring others through music
Imagine being at your 17th birthday party and being suddenly struck by a rare virus, which left you paralyzed within hours – that’s what happened to Grace Fisher from Santa Barbara, who is now the subject of an inspiring documentary.
In a scrubby patch of forest near Halifax, Saint Mary’s University professor Linda Campbell and her master’s student, Michael Smith, squelch through mud, looking for lichens. The lichens they’re after can be used as natural biological monitors of pollutants from former gold-mining sites, like this one.
Muddy winter walks over rough and frozen ground can wreak havoc on your all-terrain wheelchair. Proper wheelchair maintenance is key to ensuring the mobility, performance and safety of your equipment.
July is the month that we should celebrate us and also serve as a reminder that our history and joy deserve more than awareness.
Services like HealthLine only offer advice, and often require patients to seek in-person care. Telemedicine is different, directly connecting patients and licensed health care providers online. Telemedicine — also known as eHealth, telehealth, or virtual medicine — aims to cut down on in-person visits, making medical care more efficient for both patients and healthcare providers.
These kids’ books feature main and secondary characters with disabilities that may or may not be central to the plot.
Parents have a responsibility to teach young children some basic etiquette. Here’s how.
A Canadian project shines light on the range of emotions those with the syndrome experience.
“I saw a police officer standing next to my car…. [He] mentioned someone called the police when they saw me get out of my car with my family.”
Both person-first and identity-first language are used in Australia to refer to people with disability, or disabled people. People with disability often have very strong preferences for either identity-first, or person-first language.