Tag Archives: paraplegic

A Voice Is a Powerful Thing

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Google has teamed up with the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation to give away 100,000 Home Mini speakers. The speakers will be given away to people living with paralysis and their caregivers. This marks one of several major accessibility projects by Google in 2019. Hurry as this offer ends soon! Smart speakers are one of […]

July 26, 2019

Using a wheelchair to teach a baby to walk

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Keeping up with a curious, growing baby is a struggle for even the fittest moms, which is why some people have their doubts when a paralyzed woman decides to have a baby. Despite not being able to move from the chest down, however, this woman is proving the world that being a good mom has […]

December 23, 2016

Jennifer Bridgman – Redefining Normal

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Chris and I were 32, married for less than a year and putting the finishing touches on a baby nursery when life unraveled at the seams after a motocross crash crushed his spinal cord and left him a T10 para. He spent just one month in rehab following emergency spinal fusion surgery. At the end […]

October 17, 2016

Chris Bridgeman T10 Paraplegic Father

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Found another example of a paraplegic father not letting his disability get in the way of being a father. Great Job! On Sept. 27, 2015, the Bridgman family joined forces with the Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation to host a special fundraiser in support of the Reeve Foundation’s groundbreaking “The Big Idea” research project. (www.ReeveBigIdea.org). […]

October 16, 2016