Monday, October 21, 2019

Links

Spinal Cord Injury Links that are helpful or interesting

Accessible Hunter

Published: October 17, 2019
AccessibleHunter.com

Information regarding hunting/outdoor recreation with a significant disability. Using adaptive equipment to enable and empower individuals in the great outdoors. Together we are able to be successful is our shared passion.

We believe the outdoors should be accessible to EVERYONE regardless of their physical ability. Inclusion in outdoor activities is our core belief. To truly live, you must feel included and valued. With the right equipment, assistance and attitudes, we can all enjoy the great outdoors together.

Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System

Published: August 3, 2019

The Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System (NWRSCIS) is a regional center of spinal cord injury care, research and education in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Washington. Programs and services are provided at both the University of Washington Medical Center and Harborview Medical Center.

The mission of the NWRSCIS is to improve the lives of people with SCI through excellent patient care, research and education. We provide specialized care to persons with SCI, conduct clinically relevant research and disseminate the most useful, evidence-based information to people with SCI, their families and professionals.

All Wheels Up

Published: March 20, 2019

The purpose of All Wheels Up, Inc. is to advocate for equality in air travel for those in a wheelchair for mobility and safe seating.

Our Goal is for all those in power chairs, as well as properly modified manual chairs, to independently maneuver themselves onto the plane with dignity. We plan to work with aircraft manufactures and air carriers to look to the future and make appropriate changes for the disabled, just as building owners and other transportation companies have already done due to the ADA.

Half Access – Making Live Music Accessible

Published: December 16, 2018
halfaccess.org

Half Access is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to making live music accessible. Our database provides accessibility info on venues to help prepare disabled folks on what to expect before arriving at a show, and will be used by us to work with venues on improving accessibility in their spaces.

Access Trax – Beach Trax Portable Temporary Wheelchair Pathway

Published: July 25, 2018

Beach Trax is a lightweight, foldable temporary pathway designed to increase access for wheelchair users over uneven terrain such as sand, gravel, dirt, or grass.

The latest design provides universal access to wheelchair users, pedestrians, carts and strollers. With Beach Trax, you can spend more time doing the things you want and need to do, instead of worrying how you’ll get there. Our pathway provides Access for Life.

Spinal Cord Injury Research Evidence (SCIRE) Community

Published: March 20, 2018
scireproject.org

Spinal Cord Injury Research Evidence (SCIRE) Community provides free information about spinal cord injury research that is written in everyday language.

SCIRE Community is a new addition to the SCIRE Project. The SCIRE Project is an international collaboration of scientists and health professionals that provides systematic reviews of spinal cord injury research for health professionals and researchers. The aim of the SCIRE Project has been to enable SCI professionals to guide their practice based on current best evidence.

No Flipping Excuses

Published: January 4, 2018 | Spinal Cord Injury: ,

Changing the lives for those that are living with a disability.

Gloves for Life

Published: December 8, 2017 | Spinal Cord Injury:

Gloves for Life
Glovesforlife.com
Enable Your Hands — Enable Your Life!

These unique push gloves are designed to help quadriplegics and others with limited dexterity by making it more efficient and less strenuous to maneuver wheelchairs and to aid in daily tasks such as transfers and dressing.

The gloves help the user become more independent thus improving their quality of life. The combination of quality suede, a “tacky” palm insert, and an easy on and off closure make them a valuable resource.

Let’s Roll Out ALS

Published: November 24, 2017 | Spinal Cord Injury:
www.lets-roll.ca

Eddy Lefrançois built his site to share information regarding my diagnosis with ALS, and raise awareness about this terrible disease — please read about Eddy’s journey with ALS since the early 90s. He has surpassed his three to five year sentence as of April 1997. Eddy may not control the fact that he has ALS, but he controls the actions to make people aware that ALS is a terrible disease to live with… anybody can develop it at any time; we have to make it a treatable disease, not terminal. Eddy is proud to be a member of the ALS Canada Ambassador Program. «Let’s Roll Out ALS»

See his Bucket List being checked off, and look at other fun stuff he has managed to do, browse his site and enjoy… “I may have ALS, but ALS does not have me…”

Accomable.com

Published: October 30, 2017
Accomable.com

Accomable is the world’s leading platform for booking accessible hotels and holiday rentals. Our mission is to enable anyone to go anywhere.

Accomable was founded in 2015, by Srin Madipalli and Martyn Sibley – two friends with Spinal Muscular Atrophy who have travelled all over the world. Frustrated by the difficulty of finding accessible places to stay and reliable information, Accomable was launched to make it easier for everyone to travel, regardless of disability.

Today, we list 1,100 properties in more than 60 countries, all of which have step free access, high quality photos and detailed information on a whole range of accessibility adaptations.

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!