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Pathways to Careers: an innovative employment program for people with disabilities

On Feb 25th, there will be a live webinar to discuss early results from a new program called “Pathways to Careers” which is sponsored by the Center for Studying Disability Policy. “According to the U.S. Department of Labor, only about… Continue Reading Pathways to Careers: an innovative employment program for people with disabilities

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Welcome to the Patterson Network Project The site’s primary objective is to allow its users to contribute content and resources that positively affect every aspect of life as an SCI survivor and its greater community Anyone can read the content… Continue Reading

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Monday is a SF Bay Area Spare the Air Day, and why it matters

Many people with spinal cord injury (SCI) suffer from some form of chronic pulmonary insufficiency (ongoing breathing trouble), according to a presentation made at an SCI Connections presentation made earlier this year. For those of us who have spent time… Continue Reading Monday is a SF Bay Area Spare the Air Day, and why it matters

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Surviving a Disaster On a Ventilator

Now that summer is nearly upon us I thought it would be helpful to share a true story about survival, disaster recovery, and disaster planning. This link: Unconventional Aid: Helping Nick Dupree, Social Networking Style describes what it took to… Continue Reading Surviving a Disaster On a Ventilator

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SCI Connections on May 16

Hello Community,                 I hope everyone is doing well and enjoying the nice weather.  Our monthly SCI Connections meeting is coming up on Thursday May 16th at the Camden Community Center (3369 Union Ave. San Jose, CA 95124 – Classroom… Continue Reading SCI Connections on May 16

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