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Any One Of Us 
New HBO Film About SCI
Any One of Us (TV-PG) is an HBO documentary film chronicling pro mountain biker Paul Basagoitia’s life-changing journey to recovery after sustaining a spinal cord injury.

                 

One slight mistake during his bike's run sent him tumbling down a mountain, resulting in a burst-fracture of his 12th vertebrae and a partially bruised spinal cord that left him with paraplegia.

While recovering from his paralysis, Basagoitia used his camera to record personal videos to document his struggles and triumphs as he made his way from the hospital to rehab, and eventually back home.

The film also features a group of people who are living with spinal cord injuries who talk about the issues Basagoitia and others battle every day, and the hope that inspires them to carry on.

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Presenting the “Rollettes”—Women in Wheelchairs Dance Troupe

You've heard of the Rockettes, but have you heard of the Rollettes – a dance troupe of women in wheelchairs? The Los Angeles-based group was founded by Chelsie Hill, who always wanted to be a dancer, and wasn't going to let her paralysis stop her.

For Hill, it's not just about teaching others the art of dance, it's about giving them a space where they feel like they belong. "I had a girl say it was the most empowering thing that she rolled into a room and everyone was at eye-level," the dancer said. "I never thought of that because I built this community in L.A. for myself and all my best friends in chairs. It's a normal thing for us here. But I forget people that get injured and get diagnosed and they feel like outcasts."

"I want people to come into that room feeling so normal, so empowered so that they can go out in the world and conquer anything," Hill said. 

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Meet FacingDisability.com at ACRM 
Learn More About "The Voices of Experience" Video Series
FacingDisability.com will be exhibiting at the 94th Annual American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM) Conference November 6-8. Please find us at Booth 221 for more information on our new downloadable video series, Voices of Experience - Living with Spinal Cord Injury.

The 10-part series covers personal subjects -dating, sex, relationships, fears and feelings - that patients are often unwilling or uncomfortable bringing up during counseling sessions, or even in face-to-face talks with medical professionals. 

More About "Voices of Experience"
Voices of Experience - Living With Spinal Cord Injury
View and download one of our most popular videos about adaptive sports.

In the weeks and months that follow a spinal cord injury many people wonder if sports activities will still be possible for them. Maybe you're wondering that too.

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Discover a closed community where you’re surrounded by others who are living in your world. Membership is strictly limited to people with SCI and members of their families.You can trust what they say. Their feedback is honest. Their support is realistic. Their comments come from personal experiences– which may be a lot like yours. They offer real-time support whenever you want it. CLICK "JOIN GROUP" to begin.
RESOURCES
Active Lifestyle

These websites feature an array of recreational opportunities available to individuals with spinal cord injuries. Activities include adaptive sports, such as wheelchair basketball and tennis, as well as outdoor recreational events, camps for families, art programs, and adaptive dance. Accessible travel programs and other transportation resources to support driving, including providers to purchase or rent adaptive vans or vehicles, are also included. GO TO OUR RESOURCES
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