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Just Because

Glee: The Complete First SeasonGlee: The Complete First Season
With its chart-topping singles and refreshing storyline, Glee has received significant critical acclaim since its premiere. In this story, a group of high school misfits come together to express themselves through music. As a manual wheelchair user who is living with paraplegia, Artie continues to be an inspiration to wheelchair users around the country. Bring out your inner Gleek with the complete first season! Season 1: Road to Sectionals DVD can also be borrowed from the Reeve Foundation's Paralysis Resource Center Lending Library.

Price: $59.98 (includes BONUS CD)
Link: www.foxshop.com


AvatarAvatar
Plunge yourself into an adventure with this award winning film. Join Jake Sully, a marine living with paraplegia, as he embarks on an incredible journey of self discovery to Pandora. Eventually, he must make a choice between the life that he knows and a new beginning. Avatar can also be checked out from the Reeve Foundation's Paralysis Resource Center Lending Library.

Price: $19.99
Link: www.amazon.com


MurderballMurderball
Quadriplegic rugby is the fastest growing wheelchair sport in the world. Experience the intensity of overcoming adversity in this revealing and inspirational documentary. Murderball profiles the courageous and competitive athletes of Team USA, as they travel to the 2004 Paralympics Games in Athens, Greece. This DVD can also be borrowed from the Reeve Foundation's Paralysis Resource Center Lending Library.

Price: $7.99
Link: www.shop.mtv.com


Still MeStill Me
In the years following his injury, Christopher Reeve faced an emotionally and physically challenging journey. In his own words, he describes his story and his determination to rebuild his life. Still Me is also available in our Paralysis Resource Center Lending Library.

Price: $7.99
Link: www.randomhouse.com
Related ProductsNothing Is Impossible ($7.50), Hope in Motion ($24.49), Care Packages: Letters to Christopher Reeve From Strangers and Other Friends


The Art of Michael MonacoThe Art of Michael Monaco
In 1979, at the age of 16, Michael Monaco was in a car accident and he has been living with quadriplegia ever since. As a mouth-painter, Michael has created beautiful pieces of art that will truly brighten up any setting!

Price: $250-$300
Link: www.michaelmonaco.com


Fishbowl CardsFishbowl Cards
Cheer up a loved one with these unique cards, posters, and figurines! "Customers love the artwork and the inspirational messages," says Tina Finn, founder of Fishbowl Cards, Inc. "I love it when they say, `This card is so perfect for my friend.`" With special messages of encouragement, Fishbowl products will surely uplift children and adults with disabilities.

Price: Greeting Cards - $2.95; Posters - $9.95; Figurines - $9.95
Link: www.fishbowlcards.com


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A Reeve Foundation Fact Sheet on Arts and Creativity (PDF)

Art Therapy StudioProvides therapeutic art programs in a variety of settings so people can benefit from the healing power of art.

Art Promote: Disabled ArtistsExplore thousands of art galleries, museums and artists from around the world. Browse by subject, medium, movement, nationality and more.

Axis Dance CompanyPrepare to leave all your preconceptions at the door — AXIS Dance Company, one of the world's most acclaimed and innovative ensembles of performers with and without disabilities, will change the way you think about the possibilities of the human body forever.

Association of Foot and Mouth Painting ArtistsOffers financial support to develop talents of painters who are accepted.

Disabled Online: Arts & EntertainmentArts and Entertainment Web links are sites that offer ways for individuals with disabilities to display their artistic talents. These clubs and organizations provide opportunities using all kinds of creative and cultural tools to allow individuals to express their artistic side.

Open Door Art StudioColumbus Center for Human Services, Inc. prioritizes health, safety, personal goals, and promotes positive community roles for individuals with disabilities.

VSACreates learning opportunities through the arts for people with disabilities.

Paralysis Resource Center The Reeve Foundation Paralysis Resource Center Information Specialists are reachable business weekdays, Monday through Friday, toll-free at 800-539-7309 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm ET. You may also schedule a call or send a message online.

Reeve Foundation Online Paralysis Community Connecting people living with paralysis, families, friends and caregivers so we can share support, experience, knowledge, and hope.

Quality of Life Grants DatabaseFind resources within the PRC Quality of Life Grants Database. Search by Zip Code, State or an Entire Category.

Library Books and VideosFind resources within the PRC library catalog.

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The Reeve Foundation Paralysis Resource Center Information Specialists are reachable business weekdays, Monday through Friday, toll-free at 800-539-7309 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Eastern U.S. Time. International callers use 973-467-8270. You may also schedule a call or send a message online.

This project was supported, in part by grant number 90PR3002, from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects under government sponsorship areencouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official Administration for Community Living policy.