In episode #5 of SPINALpedia’s podcast ‘Life After Paralysis,’ we talk to four people with paralysis to get insight on how they moved on from what is considered one of the most catastrophic injuries that can happen to a human being. How did you do it? How does anyone do it? Listen to this podcast below.
– Darin Scott from Oklahoma (2:40 mins): Paralyzed a few years ago, he shares moving on in a rural area and with an incomplete injury.
– Jason Thurston from Maine (28:30): Paralyzed in his 30s, married and with kids, he shares how helping others helped him.
– Justin Nettik from Wyoming (51:30): A passionate hunter, he shares how his love of the outdoors helped him heal.
– Lindsey Freysinger from Oregon (113:15): An incomplete quad, she shares her journey dealing with chronic pain.
How do you find a home that’s accessible or can easily be made accessible? Are their special home buying grants available? What about making your home accessible after the purchase? Tiffiny is joined by 4 guests for an epic 1.5 hour show on everything SCI & home buying.
To listen to the guest you’re most interested in, guest descriptions and timestamps for when they appear in the show are as follows.
1. Guest #1) Brian Zadorozny, a lawyer, husband, father and C6 quad who purchased a home near Seattle. Timestamp 1:36 min.
2. Guest #2) Tammy Pruey, a paraplegic, who owns a double-wide trailer in rural PA. Timestamp 34 mins.
3. Guest #3) Jeff Meixell, a quad, who buys/sells accessible homes in Florida panhandle. Timestamp 55 mins.
4. Guest #4) Gina Schuh, a C6 quad, who’s bought homes in AZ. Timestamp 1 hr, 15mins.
To see photos of our podcast guests’ homes, visit https://imgur.com/a/NkHmwi9?