LASCI Visits with Neuroworx Rehab Participants in Salt Lake City

by Lisa

In mid-April, while many people were vacationing on Spring Break, LASCI founder Bert Burns was continuing the LASCI roadshow, taking our free motivational program to Salt Lake City, Utah for a special appearance at Neuroworx. Neuroworx is a rehabilitation facility that aims to promote the rehabilitation of spinal cord injuries and other neurological conditions and… Read More

Bladder and Bowel Management in a Busy Day: The Mobility Project

by Lisa

We are thrilled to share the latest edition of The Mobility Project’s consumer publication with you, as their 2014 publication features an interview with LASCI founder Bert Burns!  In the story, Bert shares his perspective on “What It’s Like” regarding a topic that few people want to discuss but we all personally understand.  Bladder &… Read More

On Wheels and Behind the Wheel: Tips for Adapted Driving

by Lisa

LASCI founder Bert Burns was paralyzed more than 30 years ago when a drunk driver ran a red light and struck the car he was driving.  It would be understandable if, after that life-changing experience, Bert decided not to drive anymore. However, as a 20-year-old on wheels, Bert realized then – and now – that… Read More

Invite LASCI to Your 2014 Community Events

by Lisa

Life After Spinal Cord Injury, UroMed’s non-profit motivational program, is busy planning our in-person, speaking events for 2014! Now’s the time to invite LASCI founder Bert Burns to appear at your upcoming fundraiser, rehabilitation program, wheelchair sports or community awareness event. LASCI’s first speaking event of 2014 will take place in New Orleans at Touro Rehabilitation Center. Details: Where:… Read More

Bert Burns Shares Fundraising Ideas to Help People with Disabilities

by Lisa

Paralympian and UroMed founder Bert Burns is featured in a new book that is designed to provide fundraising ideas to people in need of support for their medical equipment, adaptive sports gear or specialized health care needs. Wheel:Life, an online community for wheelchair users worldwide, has published 10 Fundraiser Ideas to Help People with Disabilities as… Read More

Best LASCI Resources in 2013: Readers’ Choice

by Lisa best-lasci-2013

Here are the top five LASCI blog articles offering lifestyle resources and helpful information that were most popular with LASCI readers throughout 2013.  We’re sharing them again in case you missed one of these fantastic resources! 5.  Travel Tips for Friends Who Use Wheelchairs Prior to starting a leading  urology supply company, UroMed, in 1996,… Read More

The Top 10 LASCI Community Events of 2013

by Lisa best-lasci-2013

As 2013 comes to a close, we’d like to wrap up this season of giving by sharing the top ten ways that Life After Spinal Cord Injury [LASCI] has given back throughout the year to the spinal cord injury, spina bifida and physical rehabilitation communities that we continually support and serve. Many of the highlights… Read More

UroMed Founder Bert Burns Joins BlazeSports America’s Board of Directors

by Lisa As a father of twins, Bert has a special place in his heart for helping children.

As part of a lifelong goal to help and serve individuals who use wheelchairs, UroMed Founder Bert Burns has accepted a charitable role on the Board of Directors for the national youth sports organization, BlazeSports America. BlazeSports America is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that was born out of the legacy of the 1996 Paralympic Games… Read More

LASCI Visits Spinal Cord Injury Patients at Baton Rouge Rehab Hospital

by Lisa BRRHbertqueen

The week before Thanksgiving, LASCI founder Bert Burns and UroMed representative John Perez travelled to Baton Rouge, Louisiana to make a special stop before the holidays. Fifteen years ago, Burns created LASCI as a way to help people achieve a successful life after their spinal cord injury. As part of that mission, Burns delivers LASCI… Read More

The Silver Lining of Blended Families by Bert Burns

by Allison

Editor’s Note:  One of the most common questions we get at LASCI events revolves around relationships, especially marriage and divorce as the issues surrounding these family situations are more complex after a spinal cord injury or life-changing event. SCI experts will tell you that divorce rate statistics are about the same for wheelchair users as… Read More

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