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 Joins Rolling Inspiration On The Soccer Field And Beyond

by Lisa

This weekend, LASCI headed south to sunny San Antonio, Texas, teaming up with our friends at Rolling Inspiration to join their members on an outting to Morgan’s Wonderland and an all-star event at the San Antonio Scorpions professional soccer team! Founded by quadriplegic Christopher Salas, Rolling Inspiration began 2010 with only 4 members and has… Read More

What LASCI Means to Me

by Allison

Editor’s Note: Bert Burns started UroMed, one of the nation’s largest urological supply companies, at a time when it was difficult for people with spinal cord injury to find home medical supplies, especially catheters for home delivery.  But did you know that LASCI is even older than UroMed? Bert began his motivational speaking career, and… Read More

LASCI in London: UroMed Founder Bert Burns Reports From the 2012 Paralympics

by Allison

More than 12,000 friends in the LASCI Facebook community received a surprise last week, as we posted daily updates on the Paralympic action taking place in London. According to USA Today, as recently as the mid-1980s, the Paralympics were considered so second-string that they were held in a different city than the Olympics. This year’s… Read More

Aimee Bruder Begins Training To Compete In The Paralympics

by Allison

Editor’s Note:  37 year old Aimee Bruder has had cerebral palsy all her life. She qualified for her sixth Paralympic Games this year. She attended her first Paralympic Games in 1992. She competes in the freestyle, the breast stroke, the individual medley and the backstroke. She won three bronze medals in the Atlanta Paralympic Games, a silver… Read More

Aimee Bruder — A Passionate Swimmer With Cerebral Palsy

by Allison

Editor’s Note:  37 year old Aimee Bruder has had cerebral palsy all her life. She qualified for her sixth Paralympic Games this year. She attended her first Paralympic Games in 1992. She competes in the freestyle, the breast stroke, the individual medley and the backstroke. She won three bronze medals in the Atlanta Paralympic Games, a silver… Read More

Accessible Travel and Outdoor Programs in London

by Allison

These accessible travel suggestions are part of the 2012 Get Out & Enjoy Life program that is a joint educational initiative between UroMed’s motivational program – Life After Spinal Cord Injury, and SPORTS ‘N SPOKES magazine, published by the Paralyzed Veterans of America.  For more details on the Get Out & Enjoy Life event, please… Read More

Quadriplegic Bryan Kirkland Balances Competitive Sports & A Career

by Allison

Editor’s Note: When Bryan Kirkland of Leeds, Alabama, lay in the dirt after a tragic motocross accident, he hoped he only had a pinched nerve. But when he discovered that he had a spinal cord injury and never would walk or probably play sports again, this 6’5” 205 pound athlete thought his world was over…. Read More

Quadriplegic Bryan Kirkland Turns Up The Heat In Wheelchair Rugby

by Allison

Editor’s Note: When Bryan Kirkland of Leeds, Alabama, lay in the dirt after a tragic motocross accident, he hoped he only had a pinched nerve. But when he discovered that he had a spinal cord injury and never would walk or probably play sports again, this 6’5” 205 pound athlete thought his world was over…. Read More

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