Getting Back Up seeks to help those living with a spinal cord injury by improving their quality of life TODAY. The focus is on providing goods and services which can help make a difference in someone’s immediate situation. Unfortunately, health and medical insurance often fail to provide individuals with the tools they need to truly improve their quality of life. Getting Back Up exists to help bridge that gap. More Information »
Spinal Cord Injury Links
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Scott Fedor was an accomplished businessman and driven individual who thought he had his life all planned out. In July 2009, his world was literally shattered in a diving accident when he broke his neck at the C3 level and suffered a complete spinal cord injury and ultimately drowned. The near-death experience, which induced full respiratory and cardiac arrest, rendered him a quadriplegic leaving him paralyzed from the neck down with no movement or sensation. More Information »
We at mobileWOMEN.org believe that women with disabilities steer their own lives. Empowered by knowledge, we are having children, pursuing careers, competing in professional sports arenas, becoming community leaders, and living life to the fullest! Now at mobileWOMEN.org there is a place for us to unite and ask questions, as well as share ideas, insights, and experiences. Most of all, this site is a place where we can learn from each other.
mobileWOMEN.org is the creation of women in wheelchairs who were having difficulty finding answers to their questions about health, fashion, and other topics. Our mission is to bring together current and accurate information on issues of interest to our community. More Information »
Probably the best car hand control for disabled drivers (for cars with automatic transmission).
The device works based on the PUSH – PULL principle.
The device itself is a lever, mounted onto a special consose, which is screwed onto the carrying sled of the car seat. Should we pus hthe lever forward, this motion affects the brake pedal directly and, depending on the force of the thrust also regulates the braking effect. Opposite to phase one, pulling the lever to oneself will increase the thrust applied onto the gas pedal. Up untill now, all aids of various products, as well as ours, carry out the function they were intended for in the same way. More Information »
With simplistic beauty and revolutionary technology, WHILL provides mobility in a versatile, stylish, and unobtrusive way. Be seen for who you truly are while traveling anywhere you desire. More Information »
This website is designed to provide information about spinal cord injury to patients and their families.
Un Moving Four Ward: Tales and Tips For Keeping Perspective Despite Life’s Challenges is Bob’s story. Equal parts humorous, inspirational, informative, and painfully honest, Un Moving Four Ward provides ample doses of tough love, highlights the impact of a loving mother, and calls you to live the one life you’ve been given to its absolute fullest. More Information »
R.O.A.R. is a missions/ministry based organization whose purpose is to redefine limitations and empower those with disabilities to see their God-given ability through outdoor activities.
R.O.A.R. seeks to educate, assist, and mediate for those with disabilities to minimize obstacles in outdoor settings and to challenge stereotypes. We intend to create opportunities for those with disabilities to step out beyond the point of fear or apprehension to discover outdoor passions and desires. More Information »
A DUI Victim’s Powerful Story
Mark is a speaker/author with an incredible true story. Mark is paralyzed and in a wheelchair, the result of being struck by a drunk driver. He was on a cross-country bicycle trip with his best friend and cousin Mike when it happened. They were just teenagers. Mark’s best friend was killed, and Mark literally almost lost his head and was left totally paralyzed from the neck down. After many months, with lots of prayer and hard work, he did regain some movement but still requires a wheelchair to get around. More Information »
Conquer Paralysis Now aims to do just that: Conquer paralysis for the millions of people throughout the world who are or may become paralyzed.
We want to find a cure. We believe a cure is possible.
Conquer Paralysis Now funds scientific research, medical treatment, rehabilitation and technological advances that lead us toward a cure – whether through positive advances or failures that help guide the next effort. More Information »