Advocacy in Disability Rights
Welcome to Volume 22, Number 8 -- the May 1998 issue of MAINSTREAM Magazine.
Kids are finding a lot of fun in the garden, and learning something, too.
By Gene Rothert
Getting together for fun and recreation helps kids escape isolation and develop self-esteem. Winners on Wheels rates a WOW!
By Douglas Lathrop
Is Your Child's Seating System Hazardous?
Wheelchair lap belts, trunk supports and positioning straps need to be installed and used safely on children and adults.
Recommended Seating System Practices.
By Peter W. Axelson, Denise Chesney, and Jamie Noon
Seating & Positioning
Resource Guide: Manufacturers of wheelchair cushions, contoured seating and/or modular seating systems. Also, positioning equipment and furniture.
By the Editors
Managing Your Own Health Care
You've got to be a savvy consumer to make sure your needs are met.
By June Isaacson Kailes
Health Care Strategies
How to protect yourself when you go to the doctor: Provide good information, maximize your 15 minutes and keep your own records.
Health Care Resources
Editorial by Cyndi Jones
Letters to the Editor
News & Commentary
Column by William G. Stothers
Calendar of events
Great advertisers in this issue
What's your opinion?
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