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Book Review: One Hundred Names for Love

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Professor Julie Hengst, PhD, reviews One Hundred Names for Love: A Stroke, a Marriage, and the Language of Healing, by Diane Ackerman. The book chronicles how Ackerman responded to her husband’s aphasia by turning their home into an enriched rehabilitative environment that challenged his cognitive functions daily, and achieved inspiring results.

Toward a New Veteranology

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Independent scholar Sue Smith reviews John M. Kinder’s Paying with Their Bodies: American War and the Problem of the Disabled Veteran. In the book, Kinder calls for a radical transformation of rehabilitation from a medical model to a social model of disability.

Murderball — Beyond the Documentary

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 A film review and analysis by Katherine J. Voorhorst, SPT — History Lesson Released in 2005, the documentary film Murderball ignited the nation’s interest in quad rugby, a high-octane version of wheelchair rugby. More importantly, the film has shed some much-needed light on the daily lives of those who have sustained spinal cord injuries. More than […]