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  • The online Community for people with spinal cord injury, their relatives and friends

  • The online Community for people with spinal cord injury, their relatives and friends

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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 Cindy Wednesday, 30 October 2019
Muniba Mazari: the Iron Lady of Pakistan
Turning adversity into opportunity
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0 kitwan Tuesday, 11 February 2020
Writing children’s literature in wheelchair
Stories of Grandad Wheels and Franz-Joseph Huainigg
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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…
Hello kitwan, I'm so pleased to see your nice story about my friend, wheelchair climber, Lai Chi-wai who climbed the Lion Rock in his wheelchair...
3 StellaChiu 2017-12-11

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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…
Hello kitwan, I'm so pleased to see your nice story about my friend, wheelchair climber, Lai Chi-wai who climbed the Lion Rock in his wheelchair...
3 StellaChiu 2017-12-11
521 kitwan 2018-04-30
Becoming Parents with Spinal Cord Injury
Four stories about the eternal “labour”
Hello kitwan, I'm so pleased to see your nice story about my friend, wheelchair climber, Lai Chi-wai who climbed the Lion Rock in his wheelchair...
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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
Hello kitwan, I'm so pleased to see your nice story about my friend, wheelchair climber, Lai Chi-wai who climbed the Lion Rock in his wheelchair...
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0 kitwan Monday, 27 January 2020
The disabled affection
In love with the disabled or the disability?
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0 kitwan Monday, 13 April 2020
Acknowledging differences and disabilities
From body positivity to body neutrality
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0 kitwan Monday, 11 May 2020
Why disability inclusion matters to businesses
Recognizing the value of the world's largest minority group
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752 fritz 2017-07-31
We are one “Völkle”
Many differences – few similarities – uniting elements.
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645 Jelena 2018-01-10
Paralympics and the Media
Still a complicated relationship?
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664 kitwan 2018-02-05
Back to the Fashion Mainstream
Fashion knows no boundaries
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0 Sorli Friday, 25 October 2019
Wheelchair Hunting
Autumn is here, and along with cooler weather and orange leaves comes the hunting season.
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0 YaoziMoreno Friday, 22 November 2019
Sport stacking – more than just cups
It is said it’s so addictive, that if you start playing, you won’t stop. Do you dare to try?
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0 lisa.adey Wednesday, 04 December 2019
Accessible ski holiday in the heart of Switzerland
Find the best sit-ski holiday in one of Switzerland’s most beautiful regions
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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

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0 Cindy Thursday, 27 February 2020
Intermittent fasting: saying no to breakfast
Popular diets often address what we should eat, but proponents of this trend believe when we eat is just as important
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0 akasha Sunday, 26 April 2020
Meta-skills: learning at the highest level
Learn how to learn, in order to get better and faster at anything you want to achieve in life.
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0 Simea_ Saturday, 23 May 2020
Aquatic therapy
What are the benefits for people with spinal cord injury?
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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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0 kitwan Friday, 20 December 2019
The Community excursion at Swiss Handicap 2019
Exploring the national fair for people with disabilities
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0 Sorli Monday, 13 January 2020
Robot caregivers
Will robots take care of us in the future?
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0 kitwan Tuesday, 10 March 2020
Wheelchair innovation or wheelchair joke?
Anyway, inclusive design is not a joking matter
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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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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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1029 Jamie 2017-11-28
Adaptive apparel for all
Do you need fashion help? We have you covered.
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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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2559 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...
1987 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...
1423 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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2559 bettid_old 2016-08-09
Disabilities cartoons: a way for removing barriers
I like the idea of the board game! Would be great if there's a set to lend and play at the library in Nottwil!
1279 r_park_old 2015-02-11
Performing Arts in Switzerland – Where you should go and why!
Merci beaucoup! Ce sont aussi de simples moments de bonheur qui me font oublier la chaise. Profitez bien!
1088 Evgeniya_old 2015-08-13
The Tour to the Moscow Kremlin
Dear Evgeniya I was last year visiting the Kremlin. I was really imprest of al the things we have seen. Additionally to your report, I would...

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2559 bettid_old 2016-08-09
Disabilities cartoons: a way for removing barriers
I like the idea of the board game! Would be great if there's a set to lend and play at the library in Nottwil!
1279 r_park_old 2015-02-11
Performing Arts in Switzerland – Where you should go and why!
Merci beaucoup! Ce sont aussi de simples moments de bonheur qui me font oublier la chaise. Profitez bien!
1088 Evgeniya_old 2015-08-13
The Tour to the Moscow Kremlin
Dear Evgeniya I was last year visiting the Kremlin. I was really imprest of al the things we have seen. Additionally to your report, I would...
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4921 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
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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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akasha 2020-04-26 In Science
Meta-skills: learning at the highest level
Learn how to learn, in order to get better and faster at anything you want to achieve in life.
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kitwan 2020-05-11 In Society
Why disability inclusion matters to businesses
Recognizing the value of the world's largest minority group
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Simea_ 2020-05-23 In Science
Aquatic therapy
What are the benefits for people with spinal cord injury?
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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...
Social skills increase quality of life
Today strawberry yogurt is on Anna’s* grocery list. In front of the dairy section she notices that she cannot reach the yogurt sitting in a wheelchair. Many stressed people are rushing through the crowded store during rush hour and she does not...
Mobilisation / Transferring
What do I need to consider with regard to the shoulders? The shoulder is the most heavily-strained joint with regard to mobilisation – that applies to sitting up and transferring. It is therefore important to protect the shoulders whenever it is...

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2020-04-27 In Latest
Backcountry skiing as a paraplegic with WIITE
Certain sport activities seem to be fantasies to resume when one becomes paraplegic. Now, however, it's one less: an avid fan of winter sports who is paralyzed from the waist down has recently...
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2020-05-12 In Latest
Crip Camp on Netflix: relive the disability revolution in the 70s
Looking for a new Netflix show to watch? Check out "Crip Camp: A Disability Revolution", a new documentary about Camp Jened: a summer camp for youngsters with disabilities back in the early...
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2020-05-19 In Latest
Globi, robots and Swiss Paraplegic Centre: a new book!
Globi is on an adventure again! This time the popular Swiss cartoon character makes his first visit to Swiss Paraplegic Centre (SPC) in Nottwil. He visits his friend Nik who rehabilitates at SPC...
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