Best Disability Blog Posts

Best EasyStand 2012 Blog Posts

Happy New Year from the EasyStand team! It is amazing how fast a year goes by. This has been an exciting year for the EasyStand Blog, we reached an important milestone - over 500 blog posts! We could not have done it without our dedicated group of blog contributors, so a huge 'thank you' [..}


Life After Spinal Cord Injury Video Shoot

Lights, Camera, Action – Joe Stone Shoot

Joe Stone is an active C7 quadriplegic with a passion for outdoor sports, health and nutrition. One of his goals is to train hard and become the first quadriplegic to compete in a triathlon, as part of that goal he recently completed a 105 mile handcycle trek and is currently working on a video [..}


C1-C2 Quadriplegic Paints Using Her Mouth

Filming Former Ms. Wheelchair Minnesota

Jenni Taylor is a radiantly positive woman who is also a C1-C2 vent dependent quadriplegic, artist, college student, motivational speaker and former Ms. Wheelchair Minnesota. She was injured in a car accident at the age of 16. We were honored to film her for our “Life After SCI” video series! [..}


Clinician Determines Best Standing Frame for Clients

Great Read: Standing Technology – What Works Best?

How do you determine what type of standing technology is ideal for a specific client? This is a question that many of you may have asked yourself a time or two. Here is an article that breaks down the different types of standing technology, highlights the benefits of standing and explains how to [..}


Successful writer, blogger and podcast host with a Spinal Cord Injury.

Launching New “Life After SCI” Video Series

Have you seen our "Life After SCI" videos?  We started this series about fifteen years ago and have covered several topics over the years including transferring, traveling, personal interviews and much more.  Now we are launching a series of new "Life After SCI" videos and could not be more [..}


Adapted Easter Egg Activity for Kids With Special Needs

Easter Activity – Artsy Eggs

Every Easter I get together with my family and it always seems like by the afternoon the kids are bored. I wanted to share with you this fun Easter activity that I call "Artsy Eggs"!  It works well for kids toddler to grade-school aged and is adaptable for kids with special needs too.  Hope [..}


Educational CEU Seminar on Standing by EasyStand

“Standing Justified” Educational Seminar

Last week we kicked off our new 2012 educational seminar "Standing Justified" in Dallas, Texas.  We were excited to have over 50 clinicians and rehab technology suppliers in attendance! “Standing Justified” is a CEU accredited program on standing and weight bearing that explores the health [..}


Disability Dating

Happy Valentine’s Day

Oh Valentine's Day the holiday of love, when we all splurge on flowers, cards, candies and other gifts for our loved ones, friends and the other important people in our lives.  Whether you are a fan of this holiday or not, there are a few things that I would like to share with you. The first is a [..}


Pediatric Dynamic Standing Frame, active standing for kids.

Lifting Spirits – Article on Mobile and Dynamic Standing for Kids

It's no secret that kids love to play and move about, and kids with mobility challenges are no exception! A child's desire to play and interact with family or friends should be considered when prescribing a standing program.  Mobile and dynamic standers can open up a world of possibilities for [..}


EasyStand Active Standing Glider

Standing Up: Healthy and Confident!

"I wanted to send you a picture of me standing up and confident! I was off my feet and in a wheelchair from August 30th, 2006 up until I received your Glider on my birthday October 16th, 2009, then I started standing upright. Since January of 2010, I'm very happy to say, I've been using your [..}