Archives for the Month of September, 2015

Pet

Dogs / Library of Congress

Dogs / Library of Congress

A California man is improving his hand function after strokes by massaging a stray dog each day. More interesting than rehab gyms. Woof!

Does anyone else have creative ways to exercise?

Champion

Champion / Library of Congress

Champion / Library of Congress

This is Rehabilitation Week. Put your hands in the air!

Venus

Venus / Gina Wheelborne

Venus / Gina Wheelborne

A disability art show is going on in Southern California this week. Venus in a wheelchair, among other things.

Fab!

Lab

Style / Library of Congress

Style / Library of Congress

At MIT there is the Open Style Lab, devoted to creating clothes for the disabled — like closures that work for people with one hand. Here is a TV show about it.

Do you have frustrations when putting on clothes? What would you change?

School

School / Wellcome Images

School / Wellcome Images

The students are back. In Boston, which has so many universities, this is a big change. Lots of proud parents and eager students are running around, looking lost. In my world, it means that when I take my son to a coffeehouse, we suddenly have to wait in long lines. As the baby has charisma, he spends the time bantering with everyone in line.