Examples of Spinal Cord Injury Support Available:
- Peer Support
- Disability Advocacy
- Medical Advocacy
- Information and Referral
- Institution Transition
Online Resources for Spinal Cord Injury Survivors:
The Spinal Cord Injury Information Network--This is a great resource with medical and psychologial information, equipment tips, research updates and links to national organizations.
Model Spinal Cord Injury Systems Knowledge Center--Based out of the University of Washington, this site includes medical information related to spinal cord injuries and links to other resources for medical information.
The National Spinal Cord Injury Associaton--This site includes a massive A-Z Resource List for SCI, a peer support network, and the SCI Life Newspaper. Toll free helpline: 800-962-9629.
The Paralyzed Veterans of America--This site is a wealth of information, resources and guidebooks for people with paralysis, whether they are Veterans or not. Handbooks and manuals for individuals and practioners are available free online. One of the best is Yes You Can! A Guide to Self-Care for Persons with Spinal Cord Injury.