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  • The Bantam Advantage

    The EasyStand Bantam line of standers are the only devices that combine sit-to-stand with supine positioning. This combination creates infinite positioning possibilities, can make transfers more manageable, standing more comfortable and, as a result, make standing a long-term reality for kids. In a series of posts we will outline the advantages of the Bantam lines […]

  • What I Want My Daughters to Know

    I have recently become a father for the second time to a three year old princess. Tay is beautiful, perfect, and she’s a mute. She communicates with sign language, picture cards, and an iPod touch with a picture program. My older daughter Bella is 13 and is a very high functioning autistic. My daughters are […]

  • Accessible Home Cost

    Building a new home…not all it is cracked up to be. Sure, I liked picking out fixtures, flooring, and lights. It has been exciting to see our vision brought to life and we are excited for a more open barrier-free space for Roa to live. Yet, it has been a while since I last posted […]

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  • Memory Loss after TBI

    I want to talk about memory loss and amnesia, but it is a very difficult subject for me to discuss. I suffer from amnesia and it can be very embarrassing because I know I should remember. One of the more common side effects from a TBI is memory loss. Retrograde and anterograde amnesia are the […]

  • Lion

    Her name was Steff, and she was my best friend. She had a lot more movement in her arms and fingers than I did, but she was a paraplegic and I was a quad. She would always do that cool finger move around her eyes that John Travolta did in Pulp Fiction, whenever we went […]

  • Cornerstone Festival

    Does that title sound like a bad country song, or what? Well it kinda is. This past weekend, I had my first-ever girl’s weekend away from my children. Some people say, “WHAT? In six years, you’ve never been away?” Others completely understand. When your child doesn’t speak and you have the mother’s psychic ability to […]

  • Keeping Organized with a Disability

    Life is hard! Life in general will throw you curve balls, but life with a disability is a curve ball. We have found in our family the best way to stay on top of these minor mishaps is with organization. It doesn’t fix the small issues that arise, but it helps to keep life on […]

  • Long term PCA

    Don’t get me wrong, I don’t want to sound like I’m whining, but there is one thing that has eluded me since becoming a quadriplegic , and that’s having a multi-year PCA. I don’t mean a PCA that’s been around for a year or two either. I’m talking about a PCA that’s been around for […]