quadriplegia

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paralysis of both arms and both legs

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On August 2, 2012, and in accordance with subsection 168(1) of the Income Tax Act, the CRA issued a notice of intention to revoke the charitable registration of The Canadian Quadraplegic Association.
He was left quadraplegic and was bed-ridden in hospital for 15 months.
1978 paper examining the well-being adjustment of people who had recently won the Lotto and people who had recently been rendered quadraplegic in accidents.
Quadraplegic Jonathon Khairule; Mr Khairule can only communicate by tapping his responses on a keyboard with his nose
They learned about the wood shop from their son-in-law, a quadraplegic who, with the help of his aide, repaired a massive, cracked chopping block and built several handsome pieces, including bathroom shelves with an accompanying mirror.
Connie Murray, a former nurse, says that living with a quadraplegic and having a cousin who was a bilateral amputee inspired her to get a degree in orthotics and prosthetics.
Far from being quadraplegic as suggested, Vicki has astounded doctors by coming out of a vegetative state during a two-and-a-half-year battle for fitness at Middlesbrough's James Cook University Hospital.
In the eight years since that terrible injury, Reeve has been a quadraplegic and needs almost constant care and attention just to get through the day.
lBill Shoemaker, who survived serious injuries sustained in a car crash in April, leaves hospital in California and will not allow being a quadraplegic to put the block on his training career.
He then got into his car and, while driving home, got into an accident rendering him an incomplete quadraplegic.
Born a quadraplegic due to cerebral palsy, paying jobs were difficult to find.
On July 5, 1966, at the age of fourteen, the writer became quadraplegic after a car accident.
and helmer Oliver Stone that was filed by the family of a Louisiana woman who was left a quadraplegic after being shot during a convenience store robbery.
When a car wreck left Sharon Kowalski a quadraplegic, her homophobic father had her quarantined by a court ftom Karen Thompson, her lover.