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    Yesterday, 08:38 AM
    Yes! and will add that the person interviewing you should be well aware of issues in hiring a person with a disability. If you have time you can...
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    09-16-2017, 09:18 AM
    triumph replied to a thread Photography in Life
    Love your photos, especially the old buildings, etc. !
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    09-16-2017, 09:11 AM
    triumph replied to a thread Photography in Life
    Photography hobbyist for decades, old SLR and SLR Digital. Now elderly, weak para, so I don't have same issues as you, but will add that I switched...
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    09-09-2017, 09:08 AM
    On our Braun lift there are 4 controllers: one at dashboard, one on lift itself, one on a tether hooked at the side of the lift inside the van, and...
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    09-08-2017, 09:30 AM
    As a retired VR counselor I suggest you set up an in-person meeting ASAP with your counselor, your counselor's supervisor, and (hopefully) a support...
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    09-08-2017, 09:03 AM
    Have not removed the anti-tilt and don't plan to. Just feel safer with it.
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    09-08-2017, 08:58 AM
    triumph replied to a thread Is this normal?? in Equipment
    Thanks very much for the photos. I'm sorry I can't help with the technical issues, but I have a couple of comments. You mentioned you are using the...
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    09-07-2017, 09:42 AM
    triumph replied to a thread Hurricane Harvey in Life
    Recently sent a donation to Portlight Strategies after learning they provide assistance to disabled persons in situations like hurricane. I believe...
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    09-07-2017, 09:28 AM
    triumph replied to a thread Is this normal?? in Equipment
    It might help some of the tech folks here, if you provided some measurements of the chair. Perhaps you can get the order form or tech sheet for the...
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    09-05-2017, 08:00 AM
    Very interesting issue you have brought up. I know SSDI is based on the level of employment income you had for certain number of "quarters" at time...
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    09-04-2017, 09:21 AM
    I'm no mechanic and others here can better help you, but I'd check the "center of gravity" of your new chair. That is, the placement of the rear...
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    09-04-2017, 09:01 AM
    Nice video! Got my zx1 about 4 years ago and love it. My shoulders are pretty wasted after decades of Polio paralysis. The "lightbulb" moment for...
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    08-31-2017, 08:22 AM
    triumph replied to a thread Valium in Pain
    Glad to hear you take precautions, knowing that pain like that can turn to ugly thoughts. The photo you display shows a wonderful moment, and hope...
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    08-25-2017, 08:17 AM
    Brian: No, sorry, didn't mean the disabled person might choose to stay in a "caged" wheelchair. To clarify, a person may wish to transfer to an...
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    08-23-2017, 08:03 AM
    I have emailed one of my Senators to request sponsorship of Sen. Baldwin's bill. I will add that an option I'd like to see is on-board stowage of...
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    08-21-2017, 07:38 AM
    Are you saying you tested the sliding door while inside the van in your wheelchair? (P.S. What Kulea says about the slope issue is so true!) ...
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Not SCI. Polio paralysis, life-long in wheelchair
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Retired - Social Services career
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