After Tyler Schrenk was paralyzed from the neck down in an accident two years ago connections many of us take for granted – email, online news websites, Facebook and other social media – became far harder. Now, a Microsoft Surface Pro is helping Schrenk reconnect, start a new career, and pursue his dreams.

Read Tyler Schrenk’s story, the first in our series about the transformative power of technology for people with disabilities, at the Microsoft News Center.