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May 3, 2016  |  Opinion

We have been asking you to share your stories with us about living with spina bifida, raising a child with spina bifida, or working with people with spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus. We are honored and privileged to share the FIRST in our series of stories with you, from Tanzania:by Sifa Sylvia,

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IPC announce new rule to crack down on "boosting"

May 3, 2016  |  Sports

A new rule designed to crack

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Dr. Scott Rains Has Passed Away

May 3, 2016  |  Obituary

It is with great sadness that we wish to inform colleagues from around the world that Dr. Scott Rains, San Jose, USA passed away on Saturday 30th April. Scott had been struggling with a brain tumor since December 2014.He will be greatly missed, not only by his wife Patricia and

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Justice Department Takes Steps to Ensure Accessibility of Web Information and Services from State and Local Governments

May 2, 2016  |  News

Rulemaking addressing Web accessibility requirements is a high priority for the Department.  The increasingly interconnected and dynamic nature of Web sites allows for easy and convenient access to the programs, services, and activities of public entities covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).  Yet, individuals with disabilities are often

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Uber: Does the Transportation Revolution Include Us

May 2, 2016  |  News

The thing you’ve got to understand about transportation network companies like Uber and Lyft is, they’re so damn convenient. You download an app on your smartphone, enter your credit card info, and then whenever you need a ride somewhere, just push the button on your phone. Usually within 10 to

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Hitting Like Women

May 2, 2016  |  News

Kerri Morgan, a C6 incomplete quad from Birmingham, Alabama, has been playing wheelchair rugby on and off for 13 years and tried out for the U.S national team in 2008. She wants to raise awareness that the sport isn’t just for men. “We were all excited when the movie Murderball

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Ottobock C-Brace: Normalizing the Gait Cycle

May 2, 2016  |  Opinion

Jennifer and Chris Bridgman say the C-Brace has been well worth the time, effort and expense required. Chris will choose the brace over the chair in certain situations, such as attending concerts where wheelchair seating is sold out.As a child, Monica Goulette contracted a viral infection, since diagnosed as Lyme

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