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Take Action! Please take ACTION TODAY on Proposed Substitute Bill No. 325:
an act concerning Medicaid recipients with complex medical needs.

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They Call Me Wheels; a memoir on parenting, disability & everything in between!
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Gaylord SCI Support Group: Adaptive Driving - July 21, 2014

Gaylord Hospital invites you to join Tim Fournier from Advanced Wheels as he presents: Adaptive Driving

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Save the Date: Annual Wheeling & Able Golf Classic: Sept 25, 2014

Come out for a great day of golf on one of New England's finest public courses to benefit the programs and services of the Connecticut Chapter of the National Spinal Cord Injury Association (NSCIA-CT).

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Paraplegic in an exoskeleton opens the World Cup -- with a kick

Juliana Pinto, a 29-year-old paraplegic, was one of eight patients chosen for the opening ceremony after extensive training in a lab in Sao Paulo.

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Free lifetime pass for National Parks for disabled U.S. citizens

Did you know that US citizens and permanent residents with disabilities are eligible for a lifetime Access Pass that provides free access to more than 2,000 recreation sites managed by five Federal agencies?

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Stimulation restores some function for 4 paralyzed men

An electrical device implanted in the backs of four paralyzed men has helped them move their legs, hips and toes during experimental research. It's a promising development for paralysis treatment, but doctors warn it isn't a cure.

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Repair Stem Cells Institute Announces "Double Benefits for SCI" Stem Cells Treatment

RSCI’s one-day treatment program in Florida, USA, is priced to bring stem cell treatment benefits to the greatest possible number of SCI patients.

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Tobii EyeMobile: Control Windows 8 tablets using only your eyes

Now, navigating and controlling nearly any modern, off-the-shelf Windows 8 Pro tablet can be done with the simple, natural and relaxed movement of the eyes. 

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Take this Adaptive Sports Survey!

This survey includes questions that pertain to your personal life, health, and experiences with adaptive sports. Open until April 30, 2014.

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For Immediate Action! Your Rights Are Taken!

Implementation of Rushed “Customized Wheelchair” Regulation Must Be Delayed

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Seniors initially denied motorized wheelchairs receive them

An NSCIA CT board member and a local seating and mobility company helped to obtain funding for a new and necessary wheelchairs.   

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Adaptive Snowboarding and Other Winter Sports

Whether you were born with a disability or received it after an injury, it should never prevent you from enjoying life and the excitement of sports. From soccer and basketball to more extreme

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TEK Robotic Mobilization Device: designed to replace wheelchairs

The TEK Robotic Mobilization Device is a machine developed to replace the wheelchair. In this demonstration video, we see a man with a severe injury to his spinal cord able to move about in ways that a wheelchair would make very difficult.

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Tongue piercing lets paralyzed drive wheelchairs

An experimental device is letting paralyzed people drive wheelchairs simply by flicking their tongue in the right direction.

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Are You Suffering with Pain?

The Translational Pain Research Group at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital is
seeking individuals with pain as a result of Spinal Cord Injury to participate in a
research study.

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Are you the romantic partner of someone with SCI?

Take this brief anonymous survey to provide research on caregivers and partners of Spinal Cord Injured individuals.

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Got SCI Questions? Weve Got Answers!

Introducing the NSCIA CT Chapter Blog & Forum. Current topic: experts from Gaylord Specialty Healthcare discuss the EKSO.

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What do you need to know about living with a Spinal Cord Injury?

Tell us what you think in this brief survey!

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East Granby Company Knows An Inspirational Story When It Sees One

Advanced Wheels recognizes contest winner Zackary Capitao with prizes and a donation to the charity of his choice!

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Senate Bill Introduced To Create Separate Benefit Category for Complex Rehab Technology

Senators Chuck Shumer and Thad Cochran Join In Bipartisan Introduction of Senate Companion Bill S. 948

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Ekso Bionics robotic suit eyes-on (video)

Since last we saw the Ekso Bionics robotic suit, which helps folks with lower-extremity paralysis or weakness to stand up and walk, the $110,000 exoskeleton has been on the market for about a year.

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Landmark Spinal Repair Stem Cell Trial

The fifth and final patient in the Geron Corp sponsored trial of a human embryonic-stem-cell-derived treatment for severe spinal cord injury was treated on Nov. 16. at the Stanford University School of Medicine and Santa Clara Valley Medical Center.

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More Than Walking: filmakers SCI joureny

Jonathan Sigworth - the youngest of three brothers - received a spinal cord injury at age 19 while studying in northern India in February 2006.

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  • Gaylord SCI Support Group: Adaptive Driving - July 21, 2014

    7.13.2014
  • Save the Date: Annual Wheeling & Able Golf Classic: Sept 25, 2014

    7.9.2014
  • Paraplegic in an exoskeleton opens the World Cup -- with a kick

    6.2.2014
  • Free lifetime pass for National Parks for disabled U.S. citizens

    5.29.2014
  • Stimulation restores some function for 4 paralyzed men

    4.18.2014
  • Repair Stem Cells Institute Announces "Double Benefits for SCI" Stem Cells Treatment

    4.2.2014
  • Tobii EyeMobile: Control Windows 8 tablets using only your eyes

    3.21.2014
  • Take this Adaptive Sports Survey!

    2.26.2014
  • For Immediate Action! Your Rights Are Taken!

    2.13.2014
  • Seniors initially denied motorized wheelchairs receive them

    2.12.2014
  • Adaptive Snowboarding and Other Winter Sports

    2.6.2014
  • TEK Robotic Mobilization Device: designed to replace wheelchairs

    1.15.2014
  • Tongue piercing lets paralyzed drive wheelchairs

    1.3.2014
  • Are You Suffering with Pain?

    1.2.2014
  • Are you the romantic partner of someone with SCI?

    11.13.2013
  • Got SCI Questions? Weve Got Answers!

    9.1.2013
  • What do you need to know about living with a Spinal Cord Injury?

    8.15.2013
  • East Granby Company Knows An Inspirational Story When It Sees One

    7.25.2013
  • Senate Bill Introduced To Create Separate Benefit Category for Complex Rehab Technology

    5.17.2013
  • Ekso Bionics robotic suit eyes-on (video)

    5.1.2013
  • Landmark Spinal Repair Stem Cell Trial

    12.6.2011
  • More Than Walking: filmakers SCI joureny

    8.19.2011

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