• 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

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

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1917 kitwan Wednesday, 25 October 2017
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 Wednesday, 20 December 2017
YouTubers with Spinal Cord Injury
186 5. January 2019

YouTubers with Spinal Cord Injury

Sharing the daily challenges of life in a wheelchair online

Rappers in Wheelchair
147 23. December 2018

Rappers in Wheelchair

“Bad boys” with good messages

Stars in wheelchair
301 29. November 2018

Stars in wheelchair

These people are well-known, successful, inspiring – and in wheelchair.

Aiming high together... and – why not – flying!
151 20. November 2018

Aiming high together... and – why not – flying!

The wheelchair club InSuperAbili connects passion for sports, cultural activities and awareness raising.

Follow your dreams, and forget your disability
1294 14. September 2018

Follow your dreams, and forget your disability

Jane, a 10-year old boy from Macedonia, has become famous by living his dream

The Man Who Rolls Blindly
258 5. September 2018

The Man Who Rolls Blindly

Mark Pollock conquers challenges with multiple disabilities

“Yes, it sucks but life goes on!”
326 19. July 2018

“Yes, it sucks but life goes on!”

Community user “Francescolife” bounces back from strokes of fate – an interview.

Quadriplegic Doctor
357 27. June 2018

Quadriplegic Doctor

Treating patients in wheelchair

Becoming Parents with Spinal Cord Injury
521 1. May 2018

Becoming Parents with Spinal Cord Injury

Four stories about the eternal “labour”

My Gimpy Life
520 13. November 2017

My Gimpy Life

A humorous online video series about an actress on a wheelchair in Hollywood. With a real background.

Call me “Dr. Hans”
396 6. November 2017

Call me “Dr. Hans”

Our Dr. Online introduces himself to the Community.

Chi Wai Lai: Climbing a Different Mountain – in Wheelchair
1917 25. October 2017

Chi Wai Lai: Climbing a Different Mountain – in Wheelchair

Once a “Spiderman”, still a “Spiderman”! And bun-scrambling…

Why I hate buying a new wheelchair
387 9. October 2017

Why I hate buying a new wheelchair

Buying a wheelchair - agony of choice?

Julia, our moderator from Austria
400 25. August 2017

Julia, our moderator from Austria

Servus Community!

Kit Wan, our Blogger from Hong Kong
397 17. July 2017

Kit Wan, our Blogger from Hong Kong

Our English blog author introduces herself to the Community.

Claudia, our moderator from Ticino
332 14. July 2017

Claudia, our moderator from Ticino

Buongiorno Community!

Fritz, our Swiss Blog Author
374 7. July 2017

Fritz, our Swiss Blog Author

Fritz Vischer introduces himself to the Community.

May I Introduce Myself? Johannes, Community Manager
345 3. July 2017

May I Introduce Myself? Johannes, Community Manager

The people behind the Community present themselves. Today: Johannes, the Community Manager.

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3929 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
3487 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...
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Blog
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Let’s go to the beach!
Enjoy real beach holidays with these wheelchairs
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kitwan 2019-07-30 In Society
The Sex Toy Revolution
‘cause sexuality and disability co-exist
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kitwan 2019-07-11 In Society
The Faith to Heal
Curing disabilities or the evil thought of disabilities?
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Wiki
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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...

About the Community
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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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2019-03-27 In Latest
Our new Community
Glad to have you back! We have done a lot to make sure that you find your way around quickly and feel at home – including this new section, where we regularly post latest tips, information, links,...
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