Saturday, October 19, 2019

Links

Spinal Cord Injury Links that are helpful or interesting

International Orgs

Published: September 8, 2003

Australasian Spinal Research Trust (Australia)
The Trust is dedicated to finding a cure for paralysis via promotion and funding of research and dissemination of information about developments in research.

Canadian & American Spinal Research Organization (Canada)
An alliance of the CSRO and ASRO to help us maximize research and the fund raising efforts. Dedicated to the improvement of the physical quality of life for persons with a spinal cord injury through targeted medical & scientific research.

Forums & Newsgroups

Published: September 8, 2003

BrainTalk Communities
Online patient support groups for people living with neurological conditions provided as a free public service by the Department of Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital and are open to everyone. These message boards are a place to share ideas, thoughts and feelings with other patients and caregivers around the world.

CareCure Community (SpineWire)
This site is a successor to the highly successful SpineWire and Cando web sites. The new site provides information and discussion forums for the spinal cord injury community.  Also contains articles, lectures and other resources that might be of interest to people with a spinal cord injury. The site is provided by the Spinal Cord Injury Project of the W. M. Keck Center for Collaborative Neuroscience at Rutgers University for the spinal cord injury community.

Disability Directories

Published: September 8, 2003

Disabilities Online
A guide to information concerning disabilities available on the World Wide Web. Database has more than 500 sites – which includes both Canadian and US-focused sites and resources. Created and maintained by editors who evaluate sites submitted by visitors and organize them into categories and sub-categories.

Disability Resource Directory
Resource Guide to the Internet for those seeking Disability information. Many general and specific disability links.

Communities

Published: September 8, 2003

AccessDome
A Global Community dedicated to individuals seeking or offering products, services, information, and participation in ensuring that the Web is accessible to people with disabilities, including people who have physical and neurological disabilities.

Beauty Ability
Helps people with disabilities realize they can become beautiful, sexual, and proud; no matter their ability. Provides info on fashion, dating, and sex for women with SCI.  Includes a singles section.

Associations & Orgs

Published: September 8, 2003

American Paraplegia Society
Dedicated to improving the quality of medical care delivered to persons with SCI. Promotes research and the review of scientific findings.

American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA)
Group of medical and other professionals engaged in treatment of spinal cord injury: to promote and establish standards for health care, education, to foster research and to facilitate communication between members.

Assitive & Adaptive Technology

Published: September 8, 2003

ABLEDATA
The premier source for information on Assistive Technology. ABLEDATA is a federally funded database whose primary mission is to provide information on assistive technology and Rehabilitation equipment available from domestic and international sources. The database contains information on more than 29,000 assistive technology products with detailed descriptions of each product including price and company information.  It also contains information on non-commercial prototypes, customized and one-of-a-kind products, and do-it-yourself designs.

Law Firms & Attorneys

Published: September 8, 2003

Law Firms & Attorneys Specializing in Spinal Cord Injury Cases

Brain Injury Law Center
Based in Hampton, VA, and recognized nationally as a legal advocate for the traumatically injured, Stephen M. Smith has practiced brain injury and spinal cord injury law for 28 years. If you or a loved one is suffering from a brain or spinal cord injury, contact Stephen today for legal guidance and just compensation so that you can afford the best medical care available.

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