RERC on Wheelchair Transportation Safety, University of Pittsburgh. Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center (RERC) on Wheelchair Transportation Safety
Spinal Cord Injury Links
Spinal Cord Injury Links that are helpful or interesting
Enjoy the art and maybe even find a piece you would like to own. Many of the originals I have hanging in my own home. In them I find peace, inspiration and encouragement as I make my way through the arduous journey to recover from paralysis.
I will overcome paralysis. I will paint myself out of this wheelchair.
Suffering from a neurological disorder is a life-changing experience…but it doesn’t have to destroy the quality of your life. At Awakenings Health Institute, we understand what you’re going through; many of our team members have faced or are facing the same challenges. Awakenings Health Institute is a community based organization, functioning as a non-profit 501(c)(3) to provide affordable, accessible exercise and wellness programs for individuals with neurological disorders.
“Chariots of Destiny” is a non-govermental organisation based in Nairobi, Kenya. It was started to create a much-needed difference in the transport sector for people living with physical disabilities.
The Chariots of Destiny Organization was started by Casey Marenge who through a road crash attained a spinal cord injury leaving her quadriplegic and on a wheelchair. COD has resently launched a project dubbed “Adopt a Chair”, to provide wheelchairs to the less fortunate living with disabilities in the country.
Superior Van & Mobility is celebrating its 30th year of serving customers. The world of Mobility Products, including wheelchair accessible vans and lifts, can be overwhelming, especially to first time buyers. We are Mobility Experts and are here to help simplify the process for you. Please contact us if you would like further information or if you have any questions. You can call us at 800-458-VANS (8267)
The Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center (SCoBIRC) at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine was established in 1999 to promote both individual and collaborative studies on injuries to the spinal cord and brain that result in paralysis or other loss of neurologic function.
Disaboom.com is a dynamic, interactive online community for people with disabilities and those whose lives they touch. It combines disability-related health and lifestyles information with an engaging, member-driven community of personal profiles, blogs, forums and shared-interest groups, tailored to your needs. Providing a place for you to learn about – or talk about – your spinal cord injury, back or neck pain, diabetes, cerebral palsy, depression, fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis, osteoarthritis, amputation, or other condition, Disaboom is working hard to help you connect at your point of need, interest, or engagement.
The SCI Recovery Project is an exercise based recovery program for individuals who have suffered a spinal cord injury or related trauma. We understand each injury and individual is different, which is why we provide and administer a custom program. Our goal is to improve your quality of life and get you back on your feet and taking steps again. We are based in the Boulder, Colorado area and provide service to all qualified applicants.
BrainandSpinalCord.org is a resource for those looking for information about brain and spinal cord injuries.
Journey Forward is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to bettering the lives of those who have suffered a Spinal Cord Injury through an intense exercise program. Exercise is important to everyone and even more so to those who have suffered a Spinal Cord Injury.