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  1. RIP Marca Bristo, advocate for PWDs: NYT Obituary

    ​http://https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/08/obituaries/marca-bristo-dead.html

    By Glenn Rifkin



    Sept. 8, 2019


    When she was 23, Marca Bristo, a nurse in Chicago, was sitting with a friend...
  2. Aspiring journalists: Apply for ProPublica?s Diversity Mentorship Program at ONA

    From ProPublica, independent news source:
    Hand-Picked Mentors and Networking: Apply for ProPublica?s Diversity Mentorship Program at ONAYou can now apply to be matched with a mentor at the annual...
  3. Maybe you could both like a pickled or bleached...

    Maybe you could both like a pickled or bleached finished wood floor...it's light in color but also has that driftwood effect that your fianc? likes. Here's an example, but there are many other...
  4. Thread: Rebound

    by Crashbang
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    I watched Rebound this afternoon and wow, what a...

    I watched Rebound this afternoon and wow, what a story! I'll probably watch it again tomorrow.
    For those who don't have access to netflix, here's the official website with some other ways to view...
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    I'd encourage anyone with SCI who considers...

    I'd encourage anyone with SCI who considers moving to Florida to locate within easy transport distance to SCI trained doctors & hospital.
    If you intend to grow older in Florida, you don't want to...
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    I'm wondering if there are any new studies or any...

    I'm wondering if there are any new studies or any recent information about the effectiveness of the nonsurgical treatment of rotator cuff tears by injection of the patient's own blood growth factor...
  7. Do you have anyone who can advocate for you? It...

    Do you have anyone who can advocate for you? It sounds like you need to be moved ASAP to a different hospital with better doctors and nurses who will help you.
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    Incomplete quad. Here’s another one, you can see...

    Incomplete quad. Here’s another one, you can see how I extend my wrist so that my fingers fall forward onto the strings:
    https://youtu.be/3s0k8J7y3es
  9. NYT: Bike-Share Options Are Rarely Available For People w/Disabilities

    From the New York Times:

    https://nyti.ms/2zSAzJp
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    It's a modern version of a Baroque era Spanish...

    It's a modern version of a Baroque era Spanish cross-strung (chromatic) harp, but I do also play the single row diatonic Irish harp.
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    Thank you, Patrick ; ). Are you playing your...

    Thank you, Patrick ; ). Are you playing your ukeleles lately? I remember you had some hand or wrist surgery not long ago,
    I hope you're recovering nicely.
    Yes, that harp could be called a soprano...
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    A bit of seasonal music for CC and the holidaze:...

    A bit of seasonal music for CC and the holidaze: https://youtu.be/Ohd8Am-01Tw
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    Congratulations! That's fantastic news, keep...

    Congratulations! That's fantastic news, keep going for many more!
  14. Yes, you should see your doctor asap. Do you...

    Yes, you should see your doctor asap. Do you have any Nitrobid (nitroglycerine) paste? When I've had severe AD episodes like that, it seems to reset the nervous system for days or even weeks to be...
  15. NYT Disability OpEd: Revelations in a wheelchair

    Nicely written opinion except for the groaner cliched paragraph:
    "The doctors could not guarantee that I would walk again, but I persevered. A year later, I had regained some ability to move. I did...
  16. Plans underway for a Florida resort for wheelchair users

    A story from the Orlando Sentinel about a woman?s plan to create a Florida resort for
    people with physical disabilities:...
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    Good luck, Patrick, and heal quickly.

    Good luck, Patrick, and heal quickly.
  18. Study links depression to low blood levels of acetyl-L-carnitine | News | Stan

    Interesting study about depression:
    http://med.stanford.edu/news/all-news/2018/07/study-links-depression-to-low-blood-levels-of-acetyl-l-carnitine.html
  19. A new short film by disability activist Jason DaSilva in the New York Times online

    A new film and story by Jason DaSilva:
    https://nyti.ms/2O8mb5v
  20. NYT: Wheelchairs Prohibited In the Last Place You'd Expect

    Here's the link to the full story: https://nyti.ms/2FuWUwD
    And an excerpt from article about anti-wheelchair discrimination at Assisted Living facilities:

    " ...the nonprofit Fair Housing Justice...
  21. Turmeric (Curcumin) May Slow Bone Loss In People with SCI

    I don't know if this recent article/news has been posted previously, but it sounds as though it could potentially be good news for many of us:
    ...
  22. This map is pretty much on point. If I could,...

    This map is pretty much on point. If I could, I'd move closer to a Florida city that has a big university and SCI doctors: Tampa, Orlando, West Palm Beach, Miami.
    Growing older with an SCI in...
  23. Vince Giordano "There's A Future In the Past"

    This is a blast if you enjoy 1920s and 30s jazz or just watching a guy whose passion
    for his work has completely taken over.
    $1.99 on Amazon streaming, also on youtube.
    Here's the trailer: ...
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    I'm so sorry for your loss. I remember you,...

    I'm so sorry for your loss. I remember you, Chad, and your thoughtful posts. I'm glad your son is with you and hope you'll take comfort from your good memories of Chad.
  25. United Spinal: Urgent: Urge Congress to Vote NO on H.R. 620 ADA Education and Reform

    I received this email from United Spinal Association today and thought CC members in the U.S. would be interested:

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