June Forward favourites - Forward Ability Support

June Forward favourites

We hope you’ve been enjoying our monthly Forward Favourites series as much as we’ve enjoyed creating it! Here’s the June instalment of our top media picks of the month.

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What we’re watching:

The Fundamentals of Caring by Rob Burnett

“The Fundamentals of Caring” is a heartfelt comedy-drama that follows a caregiver who forms a close bond with a witty and sarcastic teenager with muscular dystrophy. Together, they embark on a road trip, discovering the true meaning of friendship and the importance of embracing life’s challenges with humour and compassion.

If you haven’t seen this masterpiece already, watch it here now.

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What we’re listening to:

The QuadCast S3 E3 – A Conversation With SPINALpedia’s Josh Basile

Join host John McAleavey on The QuadCast podcast as he engages in an encouraging conversation with Josh Basile, a C4-5 quadriplegic, lawyer, and disabilities rights advocate. Josh’s remarkable journey from paralysis to empowerment is highlighted, along with his creation of SPINALpedia, the world’s largest paralysis video mentoring network.

Tune into this podcast to learn more about Josh’s journey and how he created SPINALpedia.

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What we’re reading:

Still Me by Chistopher Reeve

“Still Me” by Christopher Reeve is a heartfelt memoir that follows his remarkable journey after a life-altering horse-riding accident. From his rise to fame in Hollywood to his relentless advocacy for spinal cord injury research, Reeve’s story showcases the indomitable human spirit. With honesty and unwavering determination, he shares his experiences of rebuilding his life and his profound commitment to making a positive impact.

Purchase a copy of the book online, at a local bookstore or library, or as an e-book.

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