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Enjoying Accessible National Parks After Spinal Cord Injury

After my SCI, I was worried I'd no longer be able to enjoy the great outdoors. Thankfully, I was wrong. Our national parks are beautiful and accessible.

Arash Bayatmakou
Driving with a Spinal Cord Injury

Video: Driving with a Spinal Cord Injury

For this video with Aaron Baker, we learn all about the basics of driving with a spinal cord injury, and check out several hand control devices.

Aimee Sharp
Fear of the Unknown

Overcoming Fear of the Unknown – Life and Work After Spinal Cord Injury

In this article by one of spinal cord injury survivor authors, Sam Morris discusses the fear of the unknown that paralyzed him after his accident.

Sam Morris
autonomic dysreflexia

Autonomic Dysreflexia: A Dangerous Secondary Complication of Spinal Cord Injury

Autonomic Dysreflexia is a dangerous complication of SCI. Make sure you know what triggers it for you, how to prevent it and what to do when it happens.

Aaron Baker

Wheelchair-Accessible Adventures in Big Sky, Montana

For the wheelchair user daunted by challenges in accessing natural sights, rest assured that there are plenty of accessible options to explore in Big Sky.

Arash Bayatmakou
using a wheelchair in Washington, D.C.

Mobility in the City Video: Washington, D.C. – Aaron Baker, Spinal Cord Injury Lifestyle Specialist

In this video, you'll find Aaron using a wheelchair in Washington, D.C. and exploring the public transportation scene.

Aimee Sharp
wheelchair transfers

Living with a Spinal Cord Injury: Wheelchair Transfers

The method of wheelchair transfers you use depends on your individual situation but will evolve as your strength and ability improve.

Aaron Baker
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Market Haul: Grocery Shopping with a Spinal Cord Injury

A weekly trip to the grocery store can be a big ordeal with a spinal cord injury. With the right planning, it can be an efficient and enjoyable experience.

Aaron Baker
Meeting Someone with a SCI

Meeting Someone with a SCI for the First Time

Meeting someone with a SCI for the first time can be a little intimidating. Here's my friend Justin's perspective on what it was like the first time we met.

Arash Bayatmakou
spinal cord injury

Getting My S.P.I.R.I.T. Back After Spinal Cord Injury

Ten years ago, a car accident left me paralyzed with a spinal cord injury. I still get asked, "How do you do it?" Here's how.

Cynthia Ramirez
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