Reeve Foundation Videos: Live Better
By Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation
To listen to an audio podcast, mouse over the title and click Play. Open iTunes to download and subscribe to podcasts.
Reeve Foundation: Live Better is improving the physical and mental health and wellness of individuals living with paralysis, their family, their friends, and their caregivers.
|1||VideoEmployment and Paralysis with Gary Karp||Paralysis on the job! Learn about working on wheels including: the culture of work, legal environment, the employer’s view, getting hired, and assistive technology. Also why you should consider working.||4/24/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
|2||VideoGary Karp's Guide to Selecting a Wheelchair||The modern wheelchair has made incredible advances, but along with improved design comes increased complexity. Forty-year chair user, Gary Karp, guides you through the various decisions you'll face.||3/20/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
|3||VideoAdaptive Sports with Candace Cable: Wheelchair Tennis||Today we are talking about wheelchair tennis with one of the founders of the sport Brad Parks! Join us as we discuss staying healthy in our bodies, minds and spirits with adaptive sports activities.||3/13/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
|4||VideoAdaptive Sports with BlazeSports: Wheelchair Basketball||BlazeSports America highlights the oldest team adapted sport in the world, wheelchair basketball, featuring the personal story of four-time Paralympian Paul Schulte. Paul sustained a spinal cord injury as a result of a car accident at the age of 10.||2/20/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
|5||VideoAdaptive Sports with Candace Cable: Alpine Skiing||Join us as we discuss staying healthy in our bodies, minds and spirits with adaptive sports activities. Today we are talking about how to get into Alpine skiing!||2/14/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
|6||VideoAdjustment to Paralysis with Gary Karp||For people in the early stages of facing paralysis, the future is a mystery which can easily look hopeless. But there is more than one path for adapting to paralysis. Gary Karp offers an overview based on his own experience 39 years post-SCI.||2/13/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
|7||VideoSexuality and Paralysis with Garp Karp||Intimate relationship and sensual experience is an innate part of being human, and paralysis does not by any means preclude that part of our lives. In this respectful but very open session, Gary Karp talks about facing changes and loss.||2/12/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
|8||VideoDr. Dan on: Our Identity||Much has changed in our lives before and after disability, before and after becoming a spouse or child of someone who is disabled. So what was our identity before all this happened and how has it changed?||2/11/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
|9||VideoActive Outdoor Adventures for People of All Abilities||Learn how individuals with SCI can participate in serious wilderness adventures with the appropriate adaptations. Presented by Sarah Milligan Toffler, Associate Director Wilderness Inquiry.||2/8/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
|10||VideoDr. Dan on: What does change really mean?||Psychologist, Dan Gottlieb, who is living with paralysis, talks about change, self-acceptance, the importance of relationships.||1/13/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
|11||VideoDr. Dan on: Navigating Intimate Relationships Part 2||This is a continuation for Dan and the communities very personal sharing of dealing with sex and intimate relationships when living with paralysis.||1/12/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
|12||VideoDr. Dan on: Navigating Intimate Relationships Part 1||A personal and intimate discussion about having sex when you are living with paralysis with psychologist Dan Gottlieb, who is spinal cord injured.||1/11/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
|13||VideoDr. Dan on: What is Intimacy and Why Do We Crave it?||Psychologist Dan Gottlieb, who is spinal cord injured, and the community share what having intimacy, not necessarily sex, means to them. They also talk about how they feel about themselves.||1/10/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
Dr. Dan makes it personal
Dan Gottlieb aka "Dr. Dan" has been a practicing psychologist and family therapist since 1969. He has been living with SCI since 1979. Since 1985, he has been hosting "Voices in the Family," an award-winning mental health call-in radio show aired on Philadelphia's public radio station. He has published a total of four books. His most recent, "The Wisdom of Sam: Observations on Life from an Uncommon Child,". In it, Dan tells of some of the remarkable insights shared by his grandson Sam who is on the autism spectrum. Leave a question or comment for Dr. Dan in our community.