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Every week we cover in the Blog current, exciting topics from all over the world around paraplegia: entertaining and moving stories, innovative tools, social debates, travel reports, research results and much more. We are looking forward to your comments!

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0 Hamada Saturday, 12 October 2019
Franklin D. Roosevelt: The Strong Man In The Wheelchair
An exceptional president for extraordinary times
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0 akasha Wednesday, 18 September 2019
“If you have a heartbeat, there is still time for your dreams!”
Sean Stephenson on how to create powerful connections with people, because together all is possible.
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127 kitwan Wednesday, 20 February 2019
Love Beyond Wheelchair
The “secret life” of interabled relationships
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1917 kitwan 2017-10-25
Chi Wai Lai: Climbing a Different Mountain – in Wheelchair
Once a “Spiderman”, still a “Spiderman”! And bun-scrambling…
Hi Julia, It's my pleasure. Glad that you like the story. I hope more people can find inspiriations from Chiwai's story. All the best, Stella
3 StellaChiu 2017-12-20

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1917 kitwan 2017-10-25
Chi Wai Lai: Climbing a Different Mountain – in Wheelchair
Once a “Spiderman”, still a “Spiderman”! And bun-scrambling…
Hi Julia, It's my pleasure. Glad that you like the story. I hope more people can find inspiriations from Chiwai's story. All the best, Stella
3 StellaChiu 2017-12-20
1294 Kristina 2018-09-14
Follow your dreams, and forget your disability
Jane, a 10-year old boy from Macedonia, has become famous by living his dream
Hi Julia, It's my pleasure. Glad that you like the story. I hope more people can find inspiriations from Chiwai's story. All the best, Stella
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521 kitwan 2018-04-30
Becoming Parents with Spinal Cord Injury
Four stories about the eternal “labour”
Hi Julia, It's my pleasure. Glad that you like the story. I hope more people can find inspiriations from Chiwai's story. All the best, Stella
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0 lisa.adey Friday, 06 September 2019
Entrepreneurship and Disability
How they link to each other – and some success stories
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0 kitwan Tuesday, 30 July 2019
The Sex Toy Revolution
‘cause sexuality and disability co-exist
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0 kitwan Thursday, 11 July 2019
The Faith to Heal
Curing disabilities or the evil thought of disabilities?
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752 fritz 2017-07-31
We are one “Völkle”
Many differences – few similarities – uniting elements.
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664 kitwan 2018-02-05
Back to the Fashion Mainstream
Fashion knows no boundaries
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645 Jelena 2018-01-10
Paralympics and the Media
Still a complicated relationship?
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0 Sorli Saturday, 31 August 2019
Cheerleading for Everyone
Discovering ParaCheer, a new division in cheerleading
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0 YaoziMoreno Monday, 05 August 2019
Let’s go to the beach!
Enjoy real beach holidays with these wheelchairs
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54 kitwan Monday, 29 April 2019
Playgrounds for All
Barrier-free and inclusive for all abilities
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966 Rebecca 2018-04-06
Tips for a weekend in Ticino
… by Rebecca, our author from Ticino
771 kitwan 2018-06-13
Wheel-chi for All
The Chinese martial arts in wheelchair

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966 Rebecca 2018-04-06
Tips for a weekend in Ticino
… by Rebecca, our author from Ticino
thank you, this is great and gives some fantstic ideas how to enjoy the time in Ticino
1 Ria 2018-06-14
771 kitwan 2018-06-13
Wheel-chi for All
The Chinese martial arts in wheelchair
Are you interested in Chinese martial arts? Visit the Wushu Swiss Open on the coming Sunday, June 17 in Baar, Canton Zug! The event is the second...
1 kitwan 2018-06-14
708 fritz 2017-09-12
With one jolt up the mountain – a trip to the Chäserrugg
A sensual experience
Are you interested in Chinese martial arts? Visit the Wushu Swiss Open on the coming Sunday, June 17 in Baar, Canton Zug! The event is the second...
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0 Simea_ Thursday, 03 October 2019
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0 Cindy Tuesday, 20 August 2019
Meditation – Think it’s just for monks?
Think again. Here are 5 ways that meditation goes beyond the spiritual to improve your health.
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82 kitwan Saturday, 23 March 2019
Media and Disability Identities
How do mass media impact the self-identity of people with disabilities?
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575 Johannes 2017-11-16
Homeopathy and acupuncture
How do people with spinal cord injury in Switzerland use complementary and alternative medicine?
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468 ellman_s 2017-12-15
Exercise recommendations
Which exercises do researchers suggest for people with SCI?
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2 kitwan Monday, 24 June 2019
Making Assistive Devices Accessible and Affordable
This hospital finds assistive solutions for children with disabilities
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25 Johannes Wednesday, 12 June 2019
We are improving the Community further – for you!
On June 29th, 2019, the Paraplegie Community will have a new look. You may get excited about quite some improvements.
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76 kitwan Friday, 12 April 2019
The Wheelchair Magic Strap
A tiny tool which makes a subtle difference to wheelchair users’ lives
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835 Julia 2017-12-22
Merry Christmas from your Community Team
Here is the solution of the contest: pencil holderspoon with adapted handletransfer boardgripping tongswheelchair No problem if you didn’t...
254 Johannes 2019-01-26
The kick-ass supermarket checkout
Wow dear Johannes  so cool, that’s now the move on different languages!  Dear community I’m so proud member for this suplime teams. Thanks yours...

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1029 Jamie 2017-11-28
Adaptive apparel for all
Do you need fashion help? We have you covered.
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881 Jamie 2017-10-05
The best apps for wheelchair users
Regardless of your interests, there’s likely ‘an app for that!’
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835 Julia 2017-12-22
Merry Christmas from your Community Team
We are looking back at a successful year and would like to thank you!
Here is the solution of the contest: pencil holderspoon with adapted handletransfer boardgripping tongswheelchair No problem if you didn’t...
1 Julia 2018-01-12

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1844 bettid_old Tuesday, 09 August 2016
Disabilities cartoons: a way for removing barriers
Dave Lupton, better known as Crippen or Sox, is a very famous disabled cartoonist in the UK. As a matter of fact, he has been commissioned by many...
1272 Soldac_old Wednesday, 20 July 2016
Apps and online maps: showing accessible places around the world
Travelling can be a better experience for wheelchair users with the support of a mobile phone app that displays where and what the accessible...
708 Johannes Tuesday, 12 July 2016
"Being a mother is the best part of my life"
Experiences by pregnant women with spinal cord injury
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1844 bettid_old 2016-08-09
Disabilities cartoons: a way for removing barriers
Dear Betid, Again a good report! You have the talent of finding interesting topics and to present them well - i.e. pasting cartoons directly in...
1279 r_park_old 2015-02-11
Performing Arts in Switzerland – Where you should go and why!
Great video on accessibility in UK theaters: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3lOf3caJ7Tw
1088 Evgeniya_old 2015-08-13
The Tour to the Moscow Kremlin
Dear Nemo, Thank you for sharing your personal experience. In addition to your review I might add that nowadays only a small part...

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1844 bettid_old 2016-08-09
Disabilities cartoons: a way for removing barriers
Dear Betid, Again a good report! You have the talent of finding interesting topics and to present them well - i.e. pasting cartoons directly in...
1279 r_park_old 2015-02-11
Performing Arts in Switzerland – Where you should go and why!
Great video on accessibility in UK theaters: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3lOf3caJ7Tw
1088 Evgeniya_old 2015-08-13
The Tour to the Moscow Kremlin
Dear Nemo, Thank you for sharing your personal experience. In addition to your review I might add that nowadays only a small part...
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4090 odyssita
Explaining what life with a chronic disability is like
Hi cAro, all the best for your research! I am very curious to hear about the results once they are being published. Thank you for researching this...
6 odyssita 2018-05-02
3662 Wheelie
Scewo
Good news for all who would like to try out the Scewo by themselves: according the Scewo constructors, the feedback on their invention was so...
5 Johannes 2018-03-12
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Franklin D. Roosevelt: The Strong Man In The Wheelchair
An exceptional president for extraordinary times
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Simea_ 2019-10-03 In Science
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“If you have a heartbeat, there is still time for your dreams!”
Sean Stephenson on how to create powerful connections with people, because together all is possible.
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Anatomy and physiology of respiration
Breathing is the most normal thing in the world for us. We hardly think about it, even though we breathe in and out about 20,000 times per day. We breathe more when we are active and exerting ourselves, and we breathe less when we are...
Contractures
What are contractures and how do they develop? Contractures are shortenings of muscles, tendons or ligaments that have a limiting effect on the movements of the joints. The normal ability to move a joint is lost. Contractures are frequently...
Suctioning
In some cases, support is needed for cleaning the nasopharyngeal space and keeping it free from secretion. For this purpose, suctioning is performed through the nose and, if necessary, the mouth. This is particularly necessary if the nose cannot be...

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2019-10-11 In Latest
The Mind-controlled Exoskeleton Suit
Recently, a paralysed man known as Thibault has been able to walk again using a mind-controlled exoskeleton suit during a clinical trial at Clinatec research centre in Grenoble, France. He has...
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2019-09-19 In Latest
Interabled Couple in Poland
Remember Shane & Hannah: the interabled couple we reported earlier this year? They got engaged just months after in June! In August, the couple took off to their second overseas trip together...
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2019-07-03 In Latest
UK’s “New” Disability Measures?
With 14 million people living with a disability in the country, the UK Prime Minister announced new measures last week to address the inequalities these people face. These measures include higher...
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