Myasthenia Gravis

What is myasthenia gravis? Myasthenia gravis is a chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disease characterized by varying degrees of weakness of the skeletal (voluntary) muscles of the body. The name myasthenia gravis, which is Latin… Continue reading

World Alzheimer’s Day

World Alzheimer’s Day, September 21st of each year, is a day on which Alzheimer’s organizations around the world concentrate their efforts on raising awareness about Alzheimer’s and dementia. Alzheimer’s disease is the most… Continue reading

Steinert’s Disease/Myotonic Dystrophy

What is myotonic dystrophy? Myotonic dystrophy is an autosomal dominant inherited disease characterized by wasting of the muscles (muscular dystrophy), myotonia and multisystemic conditions. Myotonic dystrophy is one of the most common neuromuscular… Continue reading

Remebering Lt. Waverly Wray

When most people think of June 6th, they think of D-Day, but one story told in the prologue of Citizen Solider will forever mark June 7th off in my mind. It involves the… Continue reading

Rye’s Syndrome Awareness

Reye’s Syndrome, a deadly disease, strikes swiftly and can attack any child, teen, or adult without warning. All body organs are affected with the liver and brain suffering most seriously. While the cause… Continue reading

Easy Ways to Adapt Sports for Kids with DisAbilities

Step up to the plate, take the game-winning shot, leap across the finish line – the thrill of sports is nearly impossible to compare or match to that of another activity. For kids… Continue reading

HighTower: The World’s First Side Mounted Docking Station

From B&D Independence, the leader and most trusted name in transfer seating for decades, comes a revolutionary new system. Designed to significantly increase your ground clearance, Hightower gives you the freedom and enhanced… Continue reading

A Little Extra Help: Adaptive Equipment for Those with Partial Disabilities

Some individuals with partial disabilities say they do not have a need for a fully wheelchair accessible van or truck and state they only need a bit of extra help. For those able… Continue reading

Stay Active with a DisAbility

Regular physical activity provides important health benefits for everyone, including people with disabilities. Getting active can help you: Strengthen your heart Build strong muscles and bones Improve coordination Relieve stress, improve your mood, and… Continue reading